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2013/14 Season

His Girl Friday
Adapted by John Guare
From the Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur play The Front Page
and the Columbia Pictures film His Girl Friday
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Scenic Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design by David Lander
Original Music & Sound Design by Mark Bennett
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
With Bill Christ, Evan D'Angeles, Steve Gunderson, Michael Hammond, William Hill, Chaz Shermil Hodges, Gerard Joseph, Patrick Kerr, Kevin Koppman-Gue, Bethany Anne Lind, Jenn Lyon, Donald Sage Mackay, George McDaniel, Matt McGrath, Jonathan McMurtry, Dale Morris, Victor Morris, Dion Mucciato, Mary Beth Peil, James Saba, Mike Sears, Douglas Sills, Ronald Washington.
Performance Dates: May 28 – June 30, 2013, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Tribes
By Nina Raine
Directed by David Cromer
Scenic Design by Scott Pask
Costume Design by Tristan Raines
Lighting Design by Keith Parham
Sound Design by Daniel Kluger
Video & Projection Design by Jeff Sugg
With Thomas DellaMonica, Russell Harvard, Meghan O'Neill, Lee Roy Rogers, Jeff Still, Dina Thomas
Performance Dates: June 25 – July 21, 2013, Mandell Weiss Forum
Neva
A co-production with Center Theatre Group and South Coast Repertory
By Guillermo Calderón
English Translation by Andrea Thome
Directed by Guillermo Calderón
Costume Designer/Set Consultant: Sandra Burns
With Sue Cremin, Ramon De Ocampo, Ruth Livier
Performance Dates: June 26 – 30, 2013, Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre
Sideways
By Rex Pickett
Directed by Des McAnuff
Scenic Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design by Michael Walton
Sound Design by Cricket S. Myers
Video & Projection Design by Sean Nieuwenhuis
Music by Michael Roth
Choreography by Lisa Shriver
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
With Nadia Bowers, Patrick Breen, Zoë Chao, Vi Flaten, Sean Allan Krill, Cynthia Mace, Jeff Marlow, Tom Patterson, Allison Spratt Pearce, Jorge Rodriguez, Mike Sears, Jasmine St. Clair
Performance Dates: July 16 – August 18, 2013, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Second City Theatricals'
The Good, the Bad and the I-5
Directed by Billy Bungeroth
Music Direction by Lisa McQueen
Sound Design & Original Composition by Julie Nichols
With Marla Caceres, Frank Caeti, Mitchell J. Fain, Kevin Sciretta, Andel Sudik, Travis Turner
Performance Dates: August 6 – September 1, 2013, Mandell Weiss Forum
Without Walls (WoW) Festival
Performance Dates: October 3 – 6, 2013
Click here for WoW production credits
The Tallest Tree in the Forest
A co-production with Kansas City Repertory Theatre
World Premiere by Daniel Beatty
Directed by Moisés Kaufman
Music Director/Incidental Music & Arrangements by Kenny J. Seymour
Scenic Design by Derek McLane
Costume Design by Clint Ramos
Lighting Design by David Lander
Sound Design by Lindsay Jones
Projection Design by John Narun
Dramaturgy by Carlyn Acquiline
With Daniel Beatty
Performance Dates: October 10 – November 3, 2013, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Side Show
Book and Lyrics by Bill Russell
Music by Henry Krieger
Additional Book Material by Bill Condon
Directed by Bill Condon
Choreography by Anthony van Laast
Music Supervision & New Vocal/Dance Arrangements by Sam Davis
Original Arrangements by David Chase
Music Director/Conductor: Greg Jarrett
Orchestrations by Harold Wheeler
Scenic Design by David Rockwell
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer
Sound Design by Kai Harada
Special Makeup Effects Design by Dave and Lou Elsey
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
With Brandon Bieber, Erin Davie, Matthew Patrick Davis, Lauren Elder, Manoel Felciano, David Kirk Grant, Matthew Hydzik, Javier Ignacio, Robert Joy, Kelvin Moon Loh, Michelle London, Zonya Love, Barrett Martin, Nicholas Mongiardo-Cooper, Emily Padgett, Don Richard, Blair Ross, Keala Settle, Hannah Shankman, David St. Louis
Performance Dates: November 5 – December 15, 2013, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Suzette Who Set to Sea
POP Tour Production
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse

By Finegan Kruckemeyer
Directed by Eric Johnson
Scenic Design by Joe Dodd
Costume Design by Erick Sundquist
Sound Design by Nick Drashner
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Leighann Enos
With Maggie Carney, Francis Gercke, Mike Uribes, Meghann Welsh
Performance Dates: February 3 – April 4, 2014
The Who & The What
By Ayad Akhtar
Directed by Kimberly Senior
Scenic Design by Jack Magaw
Costume Design by Elisa Benzoni
Lighting Design by Jaymi Lee Smith
Sound Design by Jill BC Du Boff
Dramaturgy by Gabriel Greene
With Monika Jolly, Meera Rohit Kumbhani, Kai Lennox, Bernard White
Performance Dates: February 11 – March 9, 2014, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

2012/13 Season

Hands on a Hardbody
World Premiere Musical Written by Doug Wright
Lyrics by Amanda Green
Music by Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green
Directed by Neil Pepe
Musical Staging by Benjamin Millepied
Music Direction by Zachary Dietz
Scenic Design by Christine Jones
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by Kevin Adams
Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
With Keith Carradine, Allison Case, Hunter Foster, Jay Armstrong Johnson, David Larsen, Jacob Ming Trent, Kathleen Elizabeth Monteleone, Mary Gordon Murray, Jim Newman, Connie Ray, Jon Rua, Keala Settle, Dale Soules, Scott Wakefiled and William Youmans.
Performance Dates: April 27 – June 17, 2012, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Blood and Gifts
Written by J.T. Rogers
Directed by Lucie Tiberghien
Scenic Design by Kris Stone
Costume Design by Charlotte Devaux Shields
Lighting Design by Matt Richards
Sound Design by Shahrokh Yadegari
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
With Amir Arison, Kelly AuCoin, Ngozi Anyanwu, Benjamin Burdick, Danvir Singh Grewal, Sarah Halford, Regan Linton, Donald Sage MacKay, Scott Patteson, Daniel Pearce, Triney Sandoval, Babak Tafti, Geoffrey Wade, Maurice Williams and Touheed Yousef.
Performance Dates: June 12 – July 8, 2012, Mandell Weiss Forum
The Nightingale
A Page To Stage Musical Written by Steven Sater
Music by Duncan Sheik
Lyrics by Steven Sater
Directed by Moisés Kaufman
Choreography by Dan Knechtges
Music Direction by Lon Hoyt
Scenic Design by Derek McLane
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by David Lander
Sound Design by Cricket S. Myers
Puppet Design by Chris Green
Dramaturgy by Gabriel Greene
With Nikki Castillo, Eisa Davis, Matthew Patrick Davis, Chelsea Diggs-Smith Kimiko Glenn, Steve Gunderson, Jonathan Hammond, Zach Martens, Corbin Reid, Aaron Serotsky, Bobby Steggart and Charlayne Woodard.
Performance Dates: July 10 – August 5, 2012, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
An Iliad
A co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre Written by Denis O’Hare and Lisa Peterson
Based on Homer’s The Iliad, translated by Robert Fagles
Directed by Lisa Peterson
Set Design by Rachel Hauck
Costume Design by Marina Draghici
Lighting Design by Scott Zielinski
Music and Sound Design by Mark Bennett
With Henry Woronicz and Brian Ellingsen
Performance Dates: August 11 - September 9, 2012, Mandell Weiss Forum
Glengarry Glen Ross
Written by David Mamet
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Set Design by Todd Rosenthal
Costume Design by Toni Leslie James
Lighting Design by David Lander
Sound Design by David Corsello
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
With Peter Maloney, Jeff Marlow, Matt MacNelly, Manu Narayan, James Sutorius, Ray Anthony Thomas and Johnny Wu
Performance Dates: September 18 – October 21, 2012, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Sam Bendrix at the Bon Soir
A Without Walls Production Written by Keith Bunin
Directed by Mark Rucker
With Luke MacFarlane, Charlie Reuter, Danny King and Kevin Cooper
Performance Dates: September 24 - October 10, 2012 at Martini’s Above Fourth
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
A World Premiere Story by Wayne Coyne and Des McAnuff
Music and Lyrics by The Flaming Lips
Directed by Des McAnuff
Musical Supervision by Ron Melrose
Choreography by Bradley Rapier
Scenic Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design by Michael Walton
Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy
Projection Design by Sean Nieuwehnhuis
Puppet Design by Bail Twist
Fight Direction by Steve Rankin
Dramaturgy by Gabriel Greene
With Mary Antonini, Michael Balderrama, Richard Bulda, Emmanuel Brown, LaMae Caparas, Christopher Cortez, Chelsea Diggs-Smith, Kimiko Glenn, Albert Guerzon, John Haggerty, Tom Hewitt, Katie McGehee, Jack Mikesell, Vasthy Mompoint, Paul Nolan, Laurin Padolina, Ian Paget, Catherine Ricafort, Jaz Sealy, Jason Sermonia, Julius Sermonia, Pearl Sun, Vanden Thurgood, Nik Walker, Jonny Wexler and Jesse Wildman.
Performance Dates: November 6 – December 16, 2012, Mandell Weiss Theatre
A Lonely Boy's Guide to Survival (And Werewolves)
POP Tour Production
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse

By Ernie Nolan
Directed by Michael J. Bobbitt
Scenic Design by JR Bruce
Costume Design by Erick Sundquist
Sound Design by Nick Drashner
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Leighann Enos
With Olive Espinosa, Jason Frank, Ian Littleworth, Victor Morris
Performance Dates: February 4 – April 7, 2013

Accomplice: San Diego
A Without Walls Production
Written by Tom Salamon and Betsy Salamon-Sufott
Directed by Tom Salamon
With Thomas W. Ashworth, Adam Ballard, Lucas Coleman, Justin Duval, Samantha Duval, Kelsey Formost, Francis Gerke, Jared Grey, J. Tyler Jones, Kevin Koppman-Gue, Bernard Kopsho, Hanna Logan, Michael Nieto, Oliver Rayon, John Rosen, Steve Smith and Shaun Thomas
Performance Dates: March 26 – July 7, 2013

2011/12 Season

A Dram of Drummhicit
Written by Arthur Kopit & Anton Dudley
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Scenic Design by David Zinn
Costume Design by David C. Woolard
Lighting Design by Philip Rosenberg
Projection Design by Tara Knight
Sound Design by John Gromada
Dramaturgy by Gabriel Greene
Stage Management by Anjee Nero
With Kelly AuCoin, John Ahlin, Natalie Birriel, Ron Choularton, Joseph Culliton, Murphy Guyer, Lucas Hall, Polly Lee, Alan Mandell, Kathryn Meisle, Larry Paulson, Jenni Putney, Megan Robinson, Daniel Rubio and Taylor Shurte.
Performance dates: May 17 – June 12, 2011, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Peer Gynt
A Co-Production with Kansas City Repertory Theatre
Written by Henrik Ibsen
Adapted and Directed by David Schweizer
Scenic Design by David Zinn
Costume Design by Christina Wright
Lighting/Projection Design by Darrel Maloney
Sound Design by Ryan Rumery
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Mary R. Honour
With Danny Gavigan, Birgit Huppuch, Luis Moreno, Kate Cullen Roberts and Evan Zes
Performance dates: June 28 – July 24, 2011, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Sleeping Beauty Wakes
A Co-Production with McCarter Theatre Center
Written by Rachel Sheinken
Music and Arrangements by Brendan Milburn
Lyrics by Valerie Vigoda
Directed by Rebecca Taichman
Scenic Design by Riccardo Hernandez
Costume Design by Miranda Hoffman
Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind
Projection Design by Peter Nigrini
Sound Design by Leon Rothenberg
Dramaturgy by Mara Isaacs
Orchestration Supervision by James Sampliner
Stage Management by Samantha M. Greene
With Adinah Alexander, Jimmy Ray Bennett, Kecia Lewis-Evans, Steve Judkins, Carrie Manolakos, Bryce Ryness, Bob Stillman and Aspen Vincent
Performance Dates: August 19 – 28, 2011, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Milk Like Sugar
Co-commissioned with Theater Masters
Produced in Association with Playwrights Horizons and Women’s Project Productions

Written by Kirsten Greenidge
Directed by Rebecca Taichman
Scenic Design by Mimi Lien
Costume Design by Toni-Leslie James
Lighting Design by Justin Townsend
Composition and Sound Design by Andre Pluess
Dramaturgy by Gabriel Greene
Stage Management by Dana DePaul
With Cherise Booth, Angela Lewis, Nikiya Mathis, LeRoy McClain, J. Mallory-McCree, Adrienne C. Moore and Tonya Pinkins
Performance Dates: August 30 – September 25, 2011, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Jesus Christ Superstar
A Stratford Shakespeare Festival Production
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Directed by Des McAnuff
Choreography by Lisa Shriver
Music Direction by Rick Fox
Set Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Video Design by Sean Nieuwenhuis
Sound Design by Jim Neil
Dramaturgy by Chad Sylvain
Stage Management by Brian Scott
With Matt Alfano, Mary Antonini, Karen Burthwright, Jacqueline Burtney, Mark Cassius, Bruce Dow, Ryan Gifford, Kaylee Harwood, Chilina Kennedy, Jeremy Kushnier, Mike Nadajewski, Marcus Nance, Paul Nolan, Melissa O’Neil, Laurin Padolina, Stephen Patterson, Katrina Reynolds, Matthew Rossoff Jennifer Rider-Shaw, Jaz Sealey, Jason Sermonia, Julius Sermonia, Lee Siegel , Aaron Walpole, Jonathan Winsby, Sandy Winsby and Josh Young.
Performance Dates: November 18 – December 31, 2011, Mandell Weiss Theatre
American Night: The Ballad of Juan José
A co-production with Center Theatre Group
Originally produced by Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Written by Richard Montoya
Developed by Culture Clash & Jo Bonney
Directed by Jo Bonney
Set Design by Neil Patel
Costume Design by ESosa
Lighting Design by David Weiner
Sound Design by Darron L. West
Projection Design by Shawn Sagady
Choreography by Ken Roht
With Stephanie Beatriz, Rodney Gardiner, David Kelly, Terri McMahon, René Millán, Richard Montoya, Kimberly Scott, Herbert Siguenza and Daisuke Tsuji.
Performance Dates: January 27 – February 26, 2012, Sheila and Potiker Hughes Theatre
Recipe for Disaster
POP Tour Production
World Premiere
Co-Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse and Childsplay

By Barry Kornhauser
Directed by David Saar
Original Music by Deborah Wicks LaPuma
Scenic Design by Ian Wallace
Costume Design by Ingrid Helton
Puppetry Design by Lynne Jennings
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Hannah Ryan
With Ricky Araiza, David Dickinson, Rae Henderson, Steven Lone
Performance Dates: January 20 – March 3, 2012
Susurrus
A Without Walls Production Written by David Leddy
Performance Dates: September 16 - October 23, 2011, San Diego Botanical Garden
The Car Plays: San Diego
A Without Walls Production Conceived by Paul Stein
Written by Jennifer Barclay, Michael David, Lila Rose Kaplan, Alex Lewin, EM Lewis, Steve Lozier, David Myers, Kiff Scholl, Michael Shutt, Jessica Smith, Paul Stein, JJ Strong, Stephanie Alison Walker and Lee Wochner
Directed by Lisa Berger, Matt Bretz, Robert Castro, Jason Duplissea, Richard Martin Hirsch, Claudi Raygoza, Dana Schwartz, Kiff Scholl, Casey Stangl, Paul Stein, Seema Sueko, Matt Thompson, Delicia Turner-Sonnenberg, Sara Wagner and Sam Woodhouse
With Wendy Elizabeth Abraham, Rhianna Basore, Judy Bauerlein, Laura Buckles, Kevane La’Marr Coleman, Rebecca Davis, Tony DeCarlo, Charles Evans Jr., Samantha Ginn, Lisa Goodman, Thomas Hall, D.J. Harner, Zachary Martens, Charles Maze, Cashae Monya, Ron Morehouse, Trey Nichols, Albert Park, John Polak, Donald Rizzo, Michael Shutt, Peter James Smith, Will Tulin, Sean Tweedale, Wendy Waddell, Sara Wagner, Reed Willard, Eddie Yaroch, David Youse and Michael Zlotnik
Performance Dates: February 23 – March 11, 2012.; La Jolla Playhouse parking lot.

2010/11 Season

John Leguizamo: Diary of a Madman
Page To Stage Workshop Production
Subsequently opened on Broadway as Ghetto Klown, March 2011

Created and Performed by John Leguizamo
Directed by Fisher Stevens
Scenic Design by Happy Massee
Production Management and Lighting Design by Rus Snelling
Stage Management and Projection Design by Aaron Gonzalez
Performance dates: March 4 – 14, 2010, Mandell Weiss Theatre, and May 18 – 29, 2010, Shank Theatre
Surf Report
World Premiere

Written by Annie Weisman
Directed by Lisa Peterson
Scenic Design by Rachel Hauck
Costume Design by David Zinn
Lighting Design by Ben Stanton
Original Music and Sound Design by John Gromada
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Jennifer Leigh Wheeler
With Matthew Arkin, Zoë Chao, Linda Gehringer, Gregory Harrison and Liv Roth
Performance dates: June 15 – July 11, 2010, Mandell Weiss Forum
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Scenic Design by Neil Patel
Costume Design by David C. Woolard
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Composed by Mark Bennett and Felix Mendelssohn
Choreography by Andrew Pacho
Orchestrations by Wayne Barker
Musical Direction by Eric Stern
Puppetry by Basil Twist
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman and Gabriel Greene
Stage Management by Anjee Nero
With Kyle Anderson, Ken Berkeley, Amelia Campbell, Cate Campbell, Maggie Carney, Maritxell Carrero, Matthew Cusick, Matthew Patrick Davis, Sara Garcia, Zachary Harrison, Tim Hopper, Seán Mahon, Jonathan McMurtry, Hugo Medina, Martin Moran, Amanda Naughton, Daniel Oreskes, Tatyana Petruk, Christopher Douglas Reed, Lucas Caleb Rooney, J. Smith-Cameron, Anne Stella, Charlayne Woodard, Bowman Wright
Performance dates: July 20 – August 22, 2010, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theater
Cankerblossom
Page To Stage Workshop Production

Conceived and Created by Pig Iron Theatre Company
Text by Tim Sawicki & Pig Iron Theatre Company
Music by Rosie Langabeer
Directed by Dan Rothenberg
Scenic Design and Animation by Mimi Lien
Costume Design by Leslie Ann Rogers
Lighting Design by James Clotfelter
Sound Design by Nick Kourtides
Projection Design by Josh Higgason
Cardboard Creations by Beth Nixon
Stage Management by Hannah Wichmann
With Hinako Arao, Beth Nixon, David Sweeny, Alex Torra
Performance Dates: August 12 – 15, 2010, Mandell Weiss Forum
Limelight: The Story of Charlie Chaplin
World Premiere

Book by Christopher Curtis and Thomas Meehan
Music and Lyrics by Christopher Curtis
Directed by Warren Carlyle and Michael Unger
Scenic Design by Alexander Dodge
Costume Design by Linda Cho
Lighting Design by Paul Gallo
Sound Design by Jon Weston
Projection Design by Zachary Borovay
Choreography by Warren Carlyle
Orchestrations by Douglas Besterman
Musical Direction by Bryan Perri
Dramaturgy by Gabriel Greene
Stage Management by Frank Hartenstein
With Aaron Acosta, LJ Benet, Ashley Brown, Jenn Colella, Courtney Corey, Matthew Patrick Davis, Justin Michael Duval, Sara Edwards, Eddie Korbich, Ben Liebert, Alyssa Marie, Rob McClure, Brooke Sunny Moriber, Jennifer Noble, Kürt Norby, Carly Nykanen, Ron Orbach, Jessica Reiner-Harris, Roland Rusinek, Jake Evan Schwenke, Kirsten Scott, Matthew Scott, William Youmans
Performance dates: September 7 – October 17, 2010, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground
Yale Repertory Theatre Production

Adapted by Bill Camp and Robert Woodruff
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Directed by Robert Woodruff
Scenic Design by David Zinn
Costume Design by Moria Siné Clinton
Lighting Design by Mark Barton
Sound Design and Original Music by Michaël Attias
Projection Design by Peter Nigrini
Stage Management by Kris Longely-Postema
With Michaël Attias, Bill Camp, Merritt Janson
Performance dates: September 17 - October 17, 2010, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Ruined
Co-Production with Huntington Theatre Company & Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Written By Lynn Nottage
Directed by Liesl Tommy
Scenic Design by Clint Ramos
Costume Design by Kathleen Geldard
Lighting Design by Lap Chi Chiu Sound Design and Original Music by Broken Chord
Choreography by Randy Duncan
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Anjee Nero
With Oberon K.A. Adjepong, Pascale Armand, Jason Bowen, Carla Duren, Wendell B. Franklin, Zainab Jah, Joseph Kamal, Adesoji Odukogbe, Kola Ogundiran, Okieriete Onaodowan, Tonye Patano, Adrian Roberts, Alvin Terry
Performance dates: November 16 - December 19, 2010, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Frida Libre
POP Tour Production
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse


Written by Karen Zacarías
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma
Directed by Rosemary Newcott
Scenic Design by Ian Wallace
Costume Design by Thomas Charles LeGalley
Sound Design by Deborah Wicks La Puma
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Movement Consultant: Anjanette Maraya Ramey
Stage Management by Hannah Ryan
With Camden Gonzales, Rae Henderson, Steve Limones, Steven Lone
Performance dates: January 31-April 3, 2011
Little Miss Sunshine
World Premiere

Book and Direction by James Lapine
Music and Lyrics by William Finn
Scenic Design by David Korins
Costume Design by Jennifer Caprio
Lighting Design by Ken Billington
Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier
Musical Direction by Vadim Feichtner
Choreography by Christopher Gattelli
Orchestrations by Michael Starobin
Hair and Makeup Design by Dave Bova
Music Arrangements by Will Aronson
Production Stage Management by J. Philip Bassett
With Felicity Bryant, Bradley Dean, Sophia DeLange, Madi Rae DiPietro, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Hunter Foster, Malcolm Gets, Sue Goodman, Kishka Grantz, Georgi James, Dick Latessa, Alyssa Marie, David Meyers, Eliseo Roman, Andrew Samonsky, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Taylor Trensch, Ryan Wagner, Sally Wilfert, Zakiya Young
Performance Dates: February 15 – March 27, 2011, Mandell Weiss Theatre

2009/10 Season

Unusual Acts of Devotion
West Coast Premiere

Written by Terrence McNally
Directed by Trip Cullman
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Ben Stanton
Sound Design by John Gromada
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Kelly Glasow
With Maria Dizzia, Harriet Harris, Joe Manganiello, Evan Powell, Doris Roberts, Richard Thomas
Performance dates: June 2 – June 28, 2009, Mandell Weiss Theater
Restoration
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse

Written by Claudia Shear
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Scenic Design by Scott Pask
Costume Design by David C. Woolard
Lighting Design by David Lander
Composition and Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier
Projection Design by Kristin Ellert
Dramaturgy by Gabriel Greene
Stage Management by Lisa Porter
With Alan Mandell, Natalija Nogulich, Daniel Serafini-Sauli, Claudia Shear, Kate Shindle
Performance dates: June 23 – July 19, 2009, Mandell Weiss Forum
Dogugaeshi
Presented as part of The EDGE Series

Created and Directed by Basil Twist
Lighting Design by Andrew Hill
Sound Design by Greg Duffin
Video Projection Design by Peter Flaherty
Technical Direction by Mike Kerns
Tour Technical Direction by Chelsea Mylett
Puppeteers: Kate Brehm, Oliver W. Dazell, Jessica Scott, Basil Twist
Performance dates: June 10 – 14, 2009, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Herringbone
Book by Tom Cone
Music by Skip Kennon
Lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh
Based on the play by Tom Cone
Directed by Roger Rees
Scenic Design by Eugene Lee
Costume Design by William Ivey Long
Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind
Sound Design by Leon Rothenberg
Music Direction by Dan Lipton
Choreographed by Darren Lee
Dramaturgy by Shirely Fishman
Stage Management by Anjee Nero
With BD Wong
Performance dates: August 1 – 30, 2009, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
The 39 Steps
Adapted by Patrick Barlow
From the book by John Buchan and an original concept by Simon Corble & Nobby Dimon
Directed by Maria Aitken
Set and Costume Design by Peter McKintosh
Lighting Design by Kevin Adams
Sound Design by Mic Pool
Movement direction by Toby Sedgwick & Christopher Bayes
Stage Management by Harold Goldfaden
With Claire Brownell, Ted Deasy, Eric Hissom, Scott Parkinson
Performance dates: August 11 – September 13, 2009, Mandell Weiss Theatre
HOOVER COMES ALIVE!
Page To Stage Workshop Production
Produced as part of The EDGE Series

Written by Sean Cunningham
Music and Lyrics by Michael Friedman
Directed by Alex Timbers
Scenic Design by Kristin Ellert
Costume Design by Paloma Young
Lighting Design by Stephen Sakowski
Sound Design by Toby Algya
Projection Design by Jake Pinholster
Music Direction and Conducting by Cris O'Bryon
Dramaturgy by Gabriel Greene
Stage Management by Amy Blatt
With Marshel Adams, Damian Baldet, Maren Bush, Ross Crain, Jim Mooney, Patrick Riley
Performance dates: September 8 – 13, 2009, Mandell Weiss Forum
Creditors
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse

Adapted and Directed by Doug Wright
Based on the play by August Strindberg
Translation by Anders Cato
Scenic Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by Japhy Weideman
Sound Design by Jill BC DuBoff
Original Music Composition by David Van Tieghem
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Jennifer Teel Wheeler
With Kathryn Meisle, Omar Metwally, T. Ryder Smith
Performance dates: September 29 – October 25, 2009, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Bonnie & Clyde
World Premiere

Book by Ivan Menchell
Music by Frank Wildhorn
Lyrics by Don Black
Direction and Musical Staging by Jeff Calhoun
Scenic and Costume Design by Tobin Ost
Lighting Design by Michael Gilliam
Sound Design by Brian Ronan
Projection Design by Aaron Rhyne
Orchestrations, Music Supervision and Direction by John McDaniel
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Paul J. Smith
With Leslie Becker, Courtney Corey, Daniel Cooney, Michael Covert, Wayne Duvall, Claybourne Elder, Victor Hernandez, Michael Lanning, Micheal Mulligan, Carly Nykanen, Laura Osnes, Chris Peluso, Stark Sands, Mike Sears, Melissa Van der Schyff, Jessica Watkins, Mare Winningham
Performance dates: November 10 – December 20, 2009, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Chile Pod
POP Tour Production
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse

Written by Rhiana Yazzie
Music by Gary Rue
Directed by Sarah Rasmussen
Scenic Design by Susan Sharpf
Costume Design by Paloma H. Young
Sound Design by Gary Rue
Dramaturgy by Gabriel Greene
Choreographer: grace jun
Stage Management by Hannah Ryan
With: Steve Limones, Judy Mora, Yumarie Morales, Dan Pacheco
Performance dates: February 1-March 21, 2010

2008/09 Season

33 Variations
West Coast Premiere
Broadway transfer; nominated for five 2009 Tony Awards

Written and Directed by Moisés Kaufman
Scenic Design by Derek McLane
Costume Design by Janice Pytel
Lighting Design by David Lander
Sound Design by Andre Pluess
Projection Design by Jeff Sugg
Production Dramaturgy by Mark Bly
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Linda Marvel
With Don Amendolia, Jayne Atkinson, Zach Grenier, Susan Kellermann, Ryan King, Laura Odeh, Erik Steele, Diane Walsh
Performance dates: April 8 – May 4, 2008, Mandell Weiss Theatre
The Night Watcher
Page To Stage Workshop Production

Written by Charlayne Woodard
Directed by Robert Egan
Scenic & Costume Design by Myung Hee Cho & Ann Sheffield
Lighting Design by Stephen Sakowski
Original Composition and Sound Design by Karl Lundeberg
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Kelly Glasow
With Charlayne Woodard
Performance dates: July 1 – 27, 2008, Mandell Weiss Forum
Memphis
Co-Production with 5th Avenue Theatre (Seattle)
Broadway transfer; winner of four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical

Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro
Music and Additional Lyrics by David Bryan
Concept by George W. George
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Scenic Design and Co-Projection Design by David Gallo
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Ken Travis
Co-Projection Design by Shawn Sagady
Choreography by Sergio Trujillo
Musical Supervision by Christopher Jahnke
Orchestrations by Darryl Waters
Music Direction by Kenny Seymour
Dramaturgy by Gabriel Greene
Production Stage Management by Frank Hartenstein
With Brad Bass, Tracee Beazer, Josh Breckinridge, J. Bernard Calloway, Lorene Chesley, Kevin Covert, Dionne, D. Figgins, Allen Fitzpatrick, Montego Glover, Steve Gunderson, James Monroe Iglehart, Lauren Lim Jackson, Chad Kimball, Cashae Monya, Cass Morgan, Jill Morrison, Irungu Mutu, Jiehae Park, John Eric Parker, Jermaine R. Rembert, Pearl Rhein, Melanie Vaughan, Michael Benjamin Washington, Daniel J. Watts, Charlie Williams, Megan Yelaney
Performance dates: August 19 – September 28, 2008, Mandell Weiss Theatre
The Third Story
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse

Written by Charles Busch
Directed by Carl Andress
Scenic Design by David Gallo
Costume Design by Gregory Gale
Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind
Sound Design by Walter Trarbach
Original Sound Compositions by Lewis Flinn
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Lisa Porter
With Charles Busch, Rebecca Lawrence, Scott Parkinson, Mary Beth Peil, Jennifer Van Dyck, Jonathan Walker
Performance dates: September 16 – October 19, 2008, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Tobacco Road
Adapted by Jack Kirkland
From the novel by Erskine Caldwell
Directed by David Schweizer
Scenic and Costume Design by David Zinn
Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind
Sound Designer and Original Compositions by Shahrokh Yadegari
Dramaturgy by Gabriel Greene
Stage Management by Anjee Nero
With Lucy Ann Albert, Catherine Curtin, Kate Dalton, Mary Deaton, John Fleck, Joel J. Gelman, Jan Leslie Harding, Jess MacKinnon, Chris Reed, Sam Rosen, Josh Wade
Performance dates: September 30 – October 26, 2008, Mandell Weiss Forum
Xanadu
Book by Douglas Carter Beane
Music and Lyrics by John Farrar & Jeff Lynne
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Scenic Design by David Gallo
Costume Design by David Zinn
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier
Projection Design by Zachary Borovay
Choreography by Dan Knechtges
Music Supervision and Arrangements by Eric Stern
Music Direction / Conducting by Jesse Vargas
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Allen McMulle
With Tallia Brinson, Joanna Glushak, Amy Goldberger, Larry Marshall, Vincent Rodriguez III, Jason Michael Snow, Elizabeth Stanley, Kristopher L. Stock, Wayne Stribling, Jr., Julius Thomas III, Tiffany Topol, Max von Essen, Sharon Wilkins, JB Wing
Performance dates: November 11 – December 31, 2008, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Peter and the Starcatchers
Page To Stage Workshop Production
Produced in Partnership with Disney Theatricals

Adapted by Rick Elice
From the book by Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson
Music and Lyrics by Wayne Barker
Directed by Roger Rees & Alex Timbers
Scenic Design by Neil Patel
Costume Design by Paloma H. Young
Lighting Design by Jeff Croiter
Sound Design by Phil Allen
Musical Direction / Conducting by Marco Paguia
Choreography by Kelly Devine
Dramaturgy by Ken Cerniglia & Gabriel Greene
Stage Management by Clifford Schwartz
With Teddy Bergman, Christian Borle, Maggie Carney, Ron Choularton, Jared Dager, Carson Elrod, Adam Green, Greg Hildreth, Kevin Johnston, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Andrew McGinn, Irungu Mutu, John G. Preston, Charlie Reuter, David Rossmer, Johnny Wu
Performance dates: February 13 – March 8, 2009, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Continuous City
The Builders Association Production
Presented as part of The EDGE Series

Written by Harry Sinclair
Directed by Marianne Weems
Scenic Design by Stewart Laing
Costume Design by Chantelle Norton
Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton
Sound Design and Original Music Composition by Dan Dobson
Video Design by Peter Flaherty
Dramaturgy by James Gibbs
Stage Management by Kate Goodwin
With Moe Angelos, Rizwan Mirza, Caroline O'Neill, Harry Sinclair
Performance dates: March 19 – 22, 2009, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Miss Electricity
POP Tour Production
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse

Written by Kathryn Walat
Directed by Melissa Kievman
Scenic Design by Kristin Ellert
Costume Design by Michelle Souza
Sound Design by Toby Algya
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Choreographer: grace jun
Stage Management by Hannah Ryan
With Ashley Kane, Daniel Kim, Sunny Smith, Ryan Castellino
Performance dates: January 26-March 15, 2009

2007/08 Season

Carmen
World Premiere

Book and Choreography by Sarah Miles
Music by John Ewbank
Lyrics by Annmarie Milazzo
Directed by Franco Dragone
Scenic Design by Klara Zieglerova
Costume Design by Suzy Benzinger
Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind
Sound Design by Francois Bergeron
Music Direction, Arrangement and Dance Arrangements by Jeffrey Klitz
Orchestration by Doug Katsaros
Projection Design by Shawn Sagady
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman & Jean-Claude Carriere
Stage Management by Phyllis Schray
With Neal Benari, Genson Blimline, Iresol Cardona, Gabriel Croom, Maria Eberline, Jacqui Graziano, Shannon Lewis, Jorge E. Maldonaddo, Michelle Marmolejo, Rocio Ponce, Caesar Samayoa, Marcos Santana, Carlos Sierra-Lopez, Ryan Silverman, Shelley Thomas, Janien Valentine, Victor Wallace, Natalia Zisa, Noemi Del Rio, Tony Falcon
Performance dates: June 5 – 27, 2007, Mandell Weiss Theatre
The Deception
Co-Production with Theatre de Juene Lune

Adapted by Steven Epp and Dominique Serrand
Directed by Dominique Serrand
Scenic Design by David Coggins
Costume Design by Sonya Berlovitz
Lighting Design by Marcus Dilliard
Sound Design by Zach Humes
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Benjamin McGovern
With Dorian Christian Baucum, J.C. Cutler, Michelle Diaz, Liz Elkins, Casey Greig, Emily Gunyou Halaas, Larry Herron, Merritt Janson, Nathan Keepers, Brandon D. Taylor
Performance dates: July 17 – August 19, 2007, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
after the quake
A Steppenwolf Theatre Company Production

Adapted and Directed by Frank Galati
Scenic Design by James Schuette
Costume Design by Mara Blumenfeld
Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls
Sound Design by Andre Pluess
Original Music Composition by Andre Pluess & Ben Sussmann
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Malcolm Ewen
With Aiko Nakasone, Andrew Pang, Keong Sim, Hanson Tse, Kayla Lauren Mei Mi Tucker
Performance dates: July 24 – August 26, 2007, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
The Adding Machine
Written by Elmer Rice
Directed by Daniel Aukin
Scenic Design by Andrew Lieberman
Costume Design by Maiko Matsushima
Lighting Design by Japhy Weideman
Sound Design by Colbert S. Davis IV
Original Music by Cassia Streb
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Anjee Nero
With Walter Belenky, Richard Crawford, Molly Fite, Jan Leslie Harding, Liz Jenkins, Joshua Everett Johnson, Rufio Lerma, Diana Ruppe, Paul Morgan Stetler, Peter Wylie
Performance dates: September 11 – October 7, 2007, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Most Wanted
Page To Stage Workshop Production
The Inaugural Production of The EDGE Series

Book by Jessica Hagedorn
Music by Mark Bennett
Lyrics by Mark Bennett & Jessica Hagedorn
Directed by Michael Grief
Scenic Design by Steven C. Kemp
Costume Design by Clint Ramos
Lighting Design by Tom Ontiveros
Sound Design by Phil Allen
Orchestrations by Dan Lipton
Music Direction / Arrangements by Charlie Alterman
Choreography by Javier Velasco
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by J. Philip Bassett
With Arthur Acuña, Merle Dandridge, Zandi De Jesus, Danny Gurwin, Michael Grant Hall, Kathleen Halm, Leah Hocking, Peter Kapetan, Ken Page, David Nathan Perlow, Daniel Torres
Performance dates: October 2 – 14, 2007, Mandell Weiss Forum
Cry-Baby
World Premiere
Broadway Transfer; nominated for four 2008 Tony Awards

Book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan
Songs and Music by David Javerbaum & Adam Schlesinger
Directed by Mark Brokaw
Scenic Design by Scott Pask
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Peter Hylenski
Choreography by Rob Ashford
Music Direction by Lynne Shankel
Orchestrations by Christopher Jahnke
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Mahlon Kruse
With Cameron Adams, Ashley Amber, Nick Blaemire, Michael Buchanan, Eric L. Christian, Colin Cunliffe, Joanna Glushak, Chester Gregory II, Christopher J. Hanke, Harriet Harris, Stacey Todd Holt, Michael D. Jablonski, Carly Jibson, Lacey Kohl, Marty Lawson, Spencer Liff, Alli Mauzey, Courtney Laien Mazza, Mayumi Miguel, Cristen Paige, Richard Poe, Tory Ross, Eric Sciotto, Peter Matthew Smith, James Snyder, Allison Spratt, Elizabeth Stanley, Charlie Sutton
Performance dates: November 6 – December 16, 2007, Mandell Weiss Theatre
¡Salsalandia!
POP Tour Production
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse

Written by Juan Felipe Herrera
Music by Cristian Amigo
Directed by Rebecca Lynn Brown
Scenic Design by Deb O
Costume Design by Paloma H. Young
Sound Design by Cristian Amigo
Dramaturgy by Gabriel Greene
Choreographer: grace jun
Stage Management by Annette Ye
With Maggie Carney, Edward Padilla, Tara Ricasa, Eric “Pogi” Sumangil
Performance dates: January 28-March 16, 2008
The Seven
Book and Lyrics by Will Power
Music by Will Power, Will Hammond & Justin Ellington
Adapted from Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes
Developed and directed by Jo Bonney
Scenic Design by Richard Hoover
Costume Design by Emilo Sosa
Lighting Design by David Weiner
Sound Design by Darron L West
Video Design by Robin Silvestri
Music Direction by Daryl Walters
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Wendy Oulette
With Uzo Aduba, Shawtane Monroe Bowen, Jamyl Dobson, Dashiell Eaves, Edwin Lee Gibson, Benton Greene, Flaco Navaja, Chinasa Ogbuagu, Postell Pringle, Pearl Sun, Charles Turner, Bernard White, Shaneeka Harrell
Performance dates: February 12 – March 16, 2008, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

2006/07 Season

Much Ado About Nothing
Co-Production with Aquila Theatre Company

Written by William Shakespeare
Created by Peter Meineck & Robert Richmond
Adapted and Directed by Robert Richmond
Production Design by Peter Meineck and Robert Richmond
Costume Supervision by Megan Bowers
Lighting Design by Peter Meineck
Music Direction by Anthony Cochrane
Music Composition by Anthony Cochrane
Stage Management by Jenny Slattery
With Craig Wroe, Kathryn Merry, Jessica Boevers, Kenn Sabberton, Anthony Cochrane, Louis Butelli, John Lavelle, Kenn Sabberton, Marwa Bernstein, Louis Butelli, John Lavelle
Performance dates: January 17 – February 19, 2006, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Zhivago
World Premiere

Book by Michael Weller
Music by Lucy Simon
Lyrics by Michael Korie & Amy Powers
Directed by Des McAnuff
Scenic Design by Heidi Ettinger
Costume Design by David C. Woolard
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy
Choreography by Sergio Trujillo
Music Direction by Eric Stern
Orchestrations by Don Sebeskey
Dramaturgy by Allison Horsley
Stage Management by Kelly Martindale
With Dominic Bogart, Matt Bogart, Jessica Burrows, Sandy Campbell, Edward Conery, Ryan Drummond, Mark Emerson, David Carey Foster, Jason Heil, Ivan Hernandez, Tom Hewitt, Melissa Hoff, Mackenzie Holmes Christopher Kale Jones, Rebecca Kaasa, Melina Kalomas, David Mcdonald, Spencer Moses, Eduardo Placer, Graham Rowat, Maureen Silliman, Tina Stafford, Rena Strober, Nick Ullett, Bibi Valderrama, Melissa Van Der Schyff
Performance dates: May 10 – July 9, 2006, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Mother Courage and Her Children
Co-Production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Written by Bertolt Brecht
Adapted by David Hare
Directed by Lisa Peterson
Scenic Design by Rachel Hauck
Costume Design by David Zinn
Lighting Design by Marcus Dilliard
Sound Design by Jill BC DuBoff
Original Music and Music Direction by Gina Leishman
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Lisa Porter
With Katie Barrett, Ivonne Coll, Mark Danisovszky, Scott Drummond, James Eckhouse, Brent Hinkley, Brian Hostenske, Marc Damon Johnson, Patrick Kerr, Jonathan Piper, Ryan Shams, Hilary Ward
Performance dates: June 20 – July 23, 2006, Mandell Weiss Forum Theatre
all wear bowlers
A Rainpan 43 Production

Created and performed by Geoff Sobelle and Trey Lyford
Directed by Aleksandra Wolska
Scenic Design by Ed Haynes
Costume Design by Tara Webb
Lighting Design by Randy "Igleu" Glickman
Sound Design by James Sugg
Film Production by Michael Glass
Film Score by Michael Friedman
Stage Management by Michelle Blair
With Trey Lyford, Geoff Sobelle
Performance dates: August 1 – September 3, 2006, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Culture Clash's Zorro in Hell
World Premiere
Co-Commissioned by Berkeley Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse and Zorro Productions, Inc.

Written by Culture Clash (Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas and Herbert Sigüenza) Directed by Tony Taccone
Scenic Design by Christopher Acebo
Costume Design by Christal Weatherly
Lighting Design by Alexander V. Nichols
Sound Design by Robbin E. Broad
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Kimberly Mark Webb
With Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, Herbert Sigüenza, Joseph Kamal, Sharon Lockwood
Performance Dates: September 30 – October 29, 2006, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
The Wiz
Book by William F. Brown
Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls
From the novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
Directed by Des McAnuff
Scenic and Environmental Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Peter Fitzgerald
Projection Design by Michael Clark
Choreography by Sergio Trujillo
Music Direction by Ron Melrose
Orchestration by Harold Wheeler
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Frank Hartenstei
n With Charl Brown, Tituss Burgess, E. Faye Butler, Albert Blaise Cattafi, Courtney Corey, Mark Emerson, Dionne D. Figgins, Demond Green, David Alan Grier, Albert Guerzon, Nikki M. James, Dominique Kelley, Ron Kellum, Heather Lee, Orville Mendoza, Alan Mingo, Jr., Anisha Nagarajan, Rashad Naylor, NRaca, Valarie Pettiford, Karine Plantadit, Tera-Lee Pollin, Liz Ramos, Keiana Richard, Marcos Santana, Michael Benjamin Washington
Performance dates: September 26 – November 26, 2006, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Honey Bo and the Gold Mine
POP Tour Production
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse
Written by Will Power
Directed by Rebecca Lynn Brown
Scenic Design by Riccardo Hernandez
Costume Design by Paloma H. Young
Sound Design by DJ Reborn
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Choreographer: grace jun
Stage Management by Heather Toll
With: Shaun Evans, Kerisse Hutchinson, Keith Jefferson, Lisa Payton
Performance dates: January 22-March 11, 2007
The Farnsworth Invention
Page To Stage Workshop Production

Written by Aaron Sorkin
Directed by Des McAnuff
Scenic Design by Klara Zieglerova
Costume Design by David C. Woolard
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Walter Trarbach
Original Music by Andrew Lippa
Choreography by Lisa Shriver
Dramaturgy by Adam Greenfield
Stage Management by Rachel J. Perlman
With Jennifer Austin, Nadia Bowers, A.J. Ditty, Ryan Drummond, Amy Ellenberger, Kyle Fabel, Maurice Godin, Morgan Thomas Hollingsworth, Brian Howe, Stephen Lang, Joshua Everett Johnson, Bruce McKenzie, Spencer Moses, Jim Ortlieb, Michael Pemberton, Katharine Powell, Steve Rosen, Jimmi Simpson, James Sutorius, Alexandra Wilson
Performance dates: February 20 – March 25, 2007, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

2005/06 Season

Private Fittings
World Premiere
Inaugural Production in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

Adapted by Mark O'Donnell
From the play Tailleur Pour Dames by Georges Feydeau
Directed by Des McAnuff
Scenic Design by Neil Patel
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Walter Trarbach
Original Music by Michael Friedman
Dramaturgy by Allison Horsley
Stage Management by Nevin Hedley
With Jessica Boevers, Lucia Brawley, Kyle Fabel, Chris Hoch, Stana Katic, Chris Kipiniak, Joan Van Ark, Eric Wippo Performance dates: February 22 – March 27, 2005, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Palm Beach
World Premiere

Book by Robert Cary & Benjamin Feldman
Music by David Gursky
Lyrics by Robert Cary
Directed by Des McAnuff
Scenic Design by Klara Zieglerova
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Andrew Keister
Choreography by Debbie Roshe
Music Direction by Eric Stern
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Kelly Martindale
With Anastasia Barzee, Matt Cavenaugh, John Alban Coughlan, Taryn Darr, Jay Douglas, Ryan Drummond, Jennifer Evans, Ryan Hilliard, Chris Hoch, Heather Lee, Spencer Moses, Erica Piccininni, Noah Racey, Clarke Thorell, Amanda Watkins Performance dates: May 31 – July 17, 2005, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Zhivago
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Book by Michael Weller
Music by Lucy Simon
Lyrics by Michael Korie & Amy Powers
Directed by Des McAnuff
Scenic Design by David F. Weiner
Costume Design by Emily Pepper
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Walter Trarbach & Tony Smolenski IV
Choreography by Kelly Divine
Music Direction by Eric Stern
Dramaturgy by Allison Horsley
Stage Management by Kelly Martindale
With Brooks Almy, Dominic Bogart, Jessica Burrows, Ron Butler, Sandy Campbell, Jennifer Chang, Anthony Crivello, Christopher Eid, Mark Emerson, Heather Ferguson, Jason Heil, Chris Hoch, David McDonald, David Rossmer, Kelsey Smith, Rena Strober, Nick Ullett, Bibi Valderrama
Performance dates: July 26 – August 21, 2005, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
Current Nobody
Page To Stage Workshop Production

Written by Melissa James Gibson
Directed by Daniel Aukin
Scenic and Projection Design by Jacob Pinholster
Costume Design by Paloma Young
Lighting Design by Jeff Fightmaster
Original Music by Michael Friedman
Stage Management by Dana V. Anderson
With Quonta Beasley, Michael Friedman, Lisel Gorell-Getz, Genevieve Hardison, Christina Kirk, Teri Kretz, Ryan McCarthy, Bruce McKenzie, Nicole Monica, A.K. Murtadha, Samuel Stricklen, Emily Zimmer
Performance dates: July 26 – July 31, 2005, Mandell Weiss Forum
I Am My Own Wife
Written by Doug Wright
Directed by Moises Kaufman
Scenic Design by Derek McLane
Costume Design by Janice Pytel
Lighting Design by David Laner
Sound Design by Andre J. Pluess & Josh Bender Dubiel
Stage Management by Nancy Harrington
With Jefferson Mays
Performance dates: August 9 – September 11, 2005, Mandell Weiss Theatre
The Scottish Play
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse

Written by Lee Blessing
Directed by Melia Bensussen
Scenic Design by Judy Gailen
Costume Design by Christal Weatherly
Lighting Design by Daniel Katlowitz
Sound Design by David Remedios
Original Music by Michael Roth
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Linda Marvel
With Peter Bartlett, Jere Burns, Robert Devaney, Erik Heger, Morgan Hollingsworth, Susan Knight, Bridget Regan, Diana Ruppe, John C. Vennema, Rebecca Wisocky Understudies: Michael Grant Hall, Patrick McBride, Autumn Bodily
Performance dates: September 20 – October 23, 2005, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
The Miser
Co-Production with Theatre de la Jeune Lune

Conceived by Steven Epp & Dominique Serrand
Adapted by David Ball
From the play by Moliére
Directed by Dominique Serrand
Scenic Design by Riccardo Hernandez
Costume Design by Sonya Berlovitz
Lighting Design by Marcus Dillard
Sound Design by David Remedios
Stage Management by Glenn D. Klapperich
With Sarah Agnew, Remo Airaldi, Stephen Cartmell, Steven Epp, Nathan Keepers, Barbara Kingsley, Brianne Kostilney, Jim Lichtscheidl, Jeannine Marquie, Natalie Moore, Lance Rogers, Robert Sonkowsky, David A. Tierney, Wendy Waddell, Jaysen Waller
Performance Dates: October 11 - November 13, 2005, Mandell Weiss Theatre
West of the 5
POP Tour Production
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse

Written by Sunil Kuruvilla
Directed by Jackson Gay
Scenic Design by Takeshi Kata
Costume Design by Maria Zamansky
Sound Design by Peter Hashagen
Dramaturgy by Allison Horsley
Stage Management by Heather Hogan
With Sylvia Enrique, Jeremiah Lorenz, Juan Manzo, Pauline Rulla
Performance dates: January 23 – March 11, 2006

2004/05 Season

Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays
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Broadway transfer; Winner of 2005 Tony Award for Special Theatrical Event

Written by Billy Crystal
Additional Material by Alan Zweibel
Directed by Des McAnuff
Scenic Design by David F. Weiner
Lighting Design by David Lee Cuthbert
Sound and Projection Design by Chris Luessman
With Billy Crystal
Performance dates: April 20 – May 2, 2004, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Continental Divide: Mothers Against and Daughters of the Revolution
Co-Production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Written by David Edgar
Directed by Tony Taccone
Scenic Design by William Bloodgood
Costume Design by Deborah M. Dryden
Lighting Design by Alexander V. Nichols
Original Music (Mothers Against) by Todd Barton
Stage Management by Steven Adler
Mothers Against with Michael Elich, Bill Geisslinger, Paul Vincent O'Connor, Robynn Rodriguez, Christina Rouner, Vilma Silva, Derrick Lee Weeden, Christine Williams Daughters of the Revolution with Michelle Duffy, Micheal Elich, Lynnda Ferguson, Bill Geisslinger, Marielle Heller, Lorri Holt, Terry Layman, Craig W. Marker, Jacob Ming-Trent, Paul Vincent O'Connor, Robynn Roderiguez, Christina Rouner, Vilma Silva, Derrick Lee Weeden, Christine Williams
Performance dates: May 25 – August 1, 2004, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Suitcase
West Coast Premiere

Written by Melissa James Gibson
Directed by Daniel Aukin
Scenic Design by Louisa Thompson
Costume Design by Maiko Matsushimo
Lighting Design by Matt Frey
Sound Design by Shane Rettig
Video Design by Elaine J. McCarthy
Original Music by Michael Friedman
Stage Management by Dana Victoria Anderson
With Christina Kirk, Thomas Jay Ryan, Colleen Werthman, Jonathan M. Woodward
Performance dates: July 6 – August 8, 2004, Mandell Weiss Forum
Paris Commune
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Written by Steve Cosson & Michael Friedman
Directed by Steve Cosson
Music and Lyrics Adapted by Michael Friedman
Scenic Design by Kevin Judge
Costume Design by Emily Pepper
Lighting Design by Jennifer Setlow
Sound Design by Walter Trarbach
Choreography by Jean Isaacs
Dramaturgy by Allison Horsley
Stage Management by Elizabeth Stephens
With Aysan Celik, Brad Fleischer, Stacey Fraser, Bruce McKenzie, Geno Monteiro, Katie Sigismund, Brian Slaten, Andrew William Smith, Dale Soules, Lisa Velten
Performance sates: July 27 - August 15, 2004, Mandell Weiss Forum Studio
The Love of Three Oranges
Freely Adapted by Nona Ciobanu
From a Scenario by Carlo Gozzi
American Adaptation by James Magruder
Directed by Nona Ciobanu
Scenic Design, Costume Design, Lighting Design and Original Music by Iulian Baltatescu
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Lurie Horns Pfeffer
With John Altieri, Pascale Armand, Tina Benko, Donald Corren, Carmen Gill, Owiso Odera, Jim Parsons, Colette Sible-Beauvais, Time Winters
Performance dates: September 14 – October 17, 2004, Mandell Weiss Forum
Jersey Boys
World Premiere
Broadway transfer; Winner of Four 2006 Tony Awards Including Best Musical

Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice
Music by Bob Gaudio
Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Directed by Des McAnuff
Scenic Design by Klara Zieglerova
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy
Projection Design by Michael Clark
Choreography by Sergio Trujillo
Music Direction by Ron Melrose
Dramaturgy by Allison Horsley
Stage Management by Richard Hester
With Sarah Avery, Titus Burgess, Marisa Echeverria, Peter Gregus, Steve Gouvea, Christian Hoff, Donnie Kehr, Jennifer Naimo Morales, David Norona, Daniel Reichard, Sean Smith, J. Robert Spencer (Leslie Odom, Jr. replaced Tituss Burgess)
Performance dates: October 5, 2004 – January 16, 2005, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Bay and the Spectacles of Doom
POP Tour Production World Premiere Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse

Written by Julia Cho
Directed by Robert Castro
Set Design by Melpomene Katakalos
Costume Design by Mary Larson
Sound Design by Ed Barguiarena
Original Music by Florence Yoo
Dramaturgy by Allison Horsley
With Rhys Green, Amir Khastoo, Danielle Kohne, Jeannine Marquie, Ogie Aulueta
Performance dates: January 24 – March 12, 2005

2003/04 Season

Uncle Vanya
Co-Production with McCarter Theatre Center

Written by Anton Chekhov
Adapted and Directed by Emily Mann
Scenic Design by Michael Yeargan
Costume Design by Myung Hee Cho
Lighting Design by Nancy Schertler
Original Music by Baikida Carroll
Dramaturgy by Janice Parah
Stage Management by Cheryl Mintz
With David Ari, Georgine Hall, Jonathan Hogan, William Biff McGuire, Amanda Plummer, Natacha Roi, Michael Siberry, Steven Skybell, Isa Thomas
Performance dates: May 30 – June 29, 2003, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Fräulein Else
World Premiere Co-Production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Translated and Adapted by Francesca Faridany
From the novella by Arthur Schnitzler
Directed by Stephen Wadsworth
Scenic Design by Thomas Lynch
Costume Design by Anna Oliver
Lighting Design by Joan Arhelger
Sound Engineering by Bill Williams
Stage Management by Michael Suenkel
With Mary Baird, Francesca Faridany, Julian López-Morillas, Lauren Lovett, Garrett Neergaard, Michael Tisdale
Performance dates: June 10 – July 13, 2003, Mandell Weiss Forum
The Burning Deck
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Written by Sarah Schulman
Inspired by the novel Cousin Bette by Honore de Balzac
Directed by Kirsten Brandt
Scenic Design by Ryan Palmer
Costume Design by Ivy Chou
Lighting Design by David Lee Cuthbert
Sound Design by Casi Pacilio
Dramaturgy by Carrie Ryan
Stage Management by Erin Nelson
With Christine Albright, Jos Chavarry, Alex Cranmer, D.W. Jacobs, Makela Spielman, Lionel Mark Smith, Sandra Ellis-Troy, Diane Venora
Performance dates: July 15 – August 3, 2003, Mandell Weiss Forum Studio
The Country
American Premiere

Written by Martin Crimp
Directed by Lisa Peterson
Scenic Design by Rachel Hauck
Costume Design by Joyce Kim Lee
Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind
Sound Design by Mark Bennett
Dramaturgy by Carrie Ryan
Stage Management by Lori J. Weaver
With Emily Bergl, Gary Cole, Catherine Dent
Performance dates: July 29 – August 31, 2003, Mandell Weiss Forum
Eden Lane
World Premiere

Written by Tom Donaghy
Directed by Des McAnuff
Scenic Design by John Arnone
Costume Design by David C. Woolard
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Robbin E. Broad
Original Music by Michael Roth
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Mark Tynan
With Sarah Avery, François Giroday, Roxanne Hart, Rachel Jacobs, Kate McGregor-Stewart, Peter Paige
Performance dates: August 12 – September 14, 2003, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Beauty
World Premiere

Written and Directed by Tina Landau
Scenic Design by Riccardo Hernandez
Costume Design by Melina Root
Lighting Design by Scott Zielinski
Original Music and Sound Design by Rob Milburn & Michael Bodeen
Dramaturgy by Heidi Coleman
Stage Management by Nevin Hedley
With David Ari, Corey Brill, Jason Danieley, Lisa Harrow, Simone Vicari Moore, Kelli O'Hara, Adam Smith, Amy Stewart, Richard Tibbitts
Performance dates: September 16 – October 19, 2003, Mandell Weiss Forum
The Comedy of Errors
Written by William Shakespeare
Adapted and Directed by Robert Richmond
Created by Peter Meineck & Robert Richmond
Production Design by Robert Richmond & Peter Meineck
Original Music by Anthony Cochrane
With Louis Butelli, Lisa Carter, Heather Murdock, Andrew Schwartz, Lindsay Rae Taylor, Alex Webb, Richard Willis
Performance dates: October 14 – November 16, 2003, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Guitar
POP Tour Production
World Premiere
La Jolla Playhouse Commission

Written by Julia Jordan
Directed by Daisy Walker
Scenic Design by Kevin Judge
Costume Design by Luisa Greenfield
Sound Design by Kurt Kellenberger
Original Music by Duncan Sheik
Lyrics by Joe Jordan
Musical Direction by G. Scott Lacy
Dramaturgy by Allison Horsley
With Michelle DeFrancesco, Jeremiah Lorenz, Patrick McBride, Johanna Unger
Performance dates: January 26 – March 6, 2004

2002/03 Season

Tartuffe
Written by Moliére
Adapted into English verse by Richard Wilbur
Directed by Des McAnuff
Scenic Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Chris Parry
Sound Design by Robbin E. Broad
With Jonathan Adams, Nadia Bowers, Paget Brewster, John Campion, Mike Genovese, John Getz, Michael Keyloun, Dikla Marshall, Jefferson Mays, David McMahon, Jim Parsons, Klea Scott, Jimmi Simpson, Alex Smith, John Staley
Performance dates: May 14 – June 16, 2002, Mandell Weiss Theatre
A Feast of Fools
World Premiere
Written by Geoff Hoyle
Directed by Richard Seyd
Scenic Design by Patrick Larsen
Costume Design by Mary Larson
Lighting Design by David Cuthbert
Original Music by Gina Leishman
Stage Management by Diana Moser
With Geoff Hoyle, Gina Leishman
Performance dates: June 11 – July 14, 2002, Mandell Weiss Forum
When Grace Comes In
World Premiere Co-Production with Seattle Repertory Theatre
Written by Heather McDonald
Directed by Sharon Ott
Scenic Design by Daniel Ostling
Costume Design by Frances Kenny
Lighting Design by Michael Chybowski
Original Music and Sound Design by David Van Tieghem
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
With Jane Beard, Stephanie Berry, Anne Gee Byrd, Mark Chamberlin, Shannon Fitzpatrick, Tommy R. Fleming, Mark Alan Gordon, Mary Frances McClay
Performance dates: July 30 – September 1, 2002, Mandell Weiss Forum
Wintertime
World Premiere
Co-Production with Long Wharf Theatre

Written by Charles L. Mee
Directed by Les Waters
Scenic Design by Annie Smart
Costume Design by Christal Weatherly
Lighting Design by Robert Wierzel
Sound Design by Matthew Spiro
Movement by Jean Isaacs
Stage Management by Steven Adler
With Michi Barall, Randy Danson, Emily Donahoe, François Giroday, Daoud Heidami, Nicholas Hormann, Lauren Klein, Bruce McKenzie, Tom Nelis, Lola Pashalinski
Performance dates: August 13 – September 15, 2002, Mandell Weiss Theatre
I Think I Like Girls
Page To Stage Workshop Production

Written and Directed by Leigh Fondakowski
Scenic Design by Ryan Palmer
Costume Design by Liam O'Brien
Lighting Design by David Lee Cuthbert
Sound and Video Design by Casi Pacilio
Dramaturgy by Carrie Ryan
Stage Management by Andrew Haver
With Zina Camblin, Kathleen Mary Carthy, Dikla Marshall, Barbara Pitts, Amy Resnick, Kelli Simpkins
Performance dates: September 3 – 21, 2002, Mandell Weiss Forum Studio
Adoration of the Old Woman
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse

Written by Jose Rivera
Directed by Jo Bonney
Scenic Design by Neil Patel
Costume Design by Emilio Sosa
Lighting Design by Chris Akerlind
Sound Design by Darron West
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Diana Moser
With Ivonne Coll, Tamara Mello, John Ortiz, Gary Perez, Marisol Padilla Sanchez
Performance dates: September 17 – October 20, 2002, Mandell Weiss Forum
Mabou Mines' Peter & Wendy
Adapted by Liza Lorwin
From the novel by J.M. Barrie
Directed by Lee Breuer
Designed by Julie Archer
Costume Design by Sally Thomas
Sound Design by Edward Cosla
Original Music by Johnny Cunningham
Film Direction by Andrew Moore
Additional Puppetry Direction by Basil Twist & Jane Catherine Shaw
Stage Management by Judith Schoenfeld
With Karen Kandel
Master Puppeteers: Basil Twist, Jane Catherine Shaw
Puppeteers: Sam Hack, Preston Foerder, Sarah Provost, Lute Breuer, Jessica Chandlee Smith, Jenny Subjack
Performance dates: September 27 – November 10, 2002, Mandell Weiss Theatre
The Breeze, the Gust, the Gale, and the Wind
POP Tour Production
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse
Written by Hilly Hicks
Directed by Dan Fields
Scenic Design by Ryan Palmer
Costume Design by Paula Peasley
Sound Design by Robbin E. Broad
Musical Direction by G. Scott Lacy
Dramaturgy by Carrie Ryan
With Linda Castro, Lisel Gorell-Getz, Rhys Green, Warren Nolan, Grandison Phelps
Performance dates: January 25 – March 15, 2003

2001/02 Season

Our Town
Written by Thornton Wilder
Directed by Michael Greif

Scenic Design by Mark Wendland
Costume Design by Brandin Baron
Lighting Design by Jim Ingalls
Music Direction by G. Scott Lacy
Stage Management by Mark Tynan
With Lizan Mitchell, Jonathan Fried, Brian Bryson, Ian Bedford, Jeanne Paulson, Kate Fuglei, Carson Elrod, Danielle Blum, Sidney Franklin, Emily Bergl, Christopher Wynkoop, Tom McGowan, Peter Bartlett, Susan Denaker, Hugh Bogan, Erik Johnson, Guillermo Aviles-Rodriguez, Alexandra Aufderheide, Jose Chavarry, Jim Chovik, Fred Harlow, David Johann Kim, Myra McWethy, Karen Schooley
Performance dates: May 15 – June 17, 2001, Mandell Weiss Theatre
The Collected Works of Billy the Kid
West Coast Premiere

Written by Michael Ondaatje
Directed by Kate Whoriskey & Des McAnuff
Scenic Design by Mark Wendland
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber
Lighting Design by Rob Perry
Sound Design by Michael Roth
Original Music by Des McAnuff
With Brett Beardslee, Susan Berman, Sean Bridges, Gary Cole, Nicole DeHuff, Presciliana Esparolini, Mike Genovese, Steve Gouveia, Shawn Hatosy, Bill Mesnik, Brian Vander Ark
Performance dates: June 12 – July 15, 2001, Mandell Weiss Forum
I Am My Own Wife
Page To Stage Workshop Production
Subsequently produced on Broadway; winner of two 2004 Tony Awards including Best Play and the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Written and Directed by Doug Wright
Scenic Design by Paul Eric Pape
Costume Design by Rebecca Lustig
Lighting Design by Shaoann Yo
Sound Design by Casi Pacillo
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by M. William Shiner
With Jefferson Mays
Performance dates: July 15 – July 29, 2001, Mandell Weiss Forum Studio
Be Aggressive
World Premiere

Written by Annie Weisman
Directed by Lisa Peterson
Scenic Design by Rachel Hauck
Costume Design by Audrey Fisher
Lighting Design by Jim Ingalls
Sound Design by Laura Grace Brown
Dramaturgy by Carrie Ryan
Stage Management by Elizabeth Lohr
With Angela Goethals, Jennifer Cox, Mark Harelik, Linda Gehringer, Daisy Eagan, Joy Osmanski, Tamala Horbianski, Carly Kleiner
Performance dates: July 24 – August 26, 2001, Mandell Weiss Forum
The Laramie Project
Written by Moises Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski & the members of the Tectonic Theatre Project
Directed by Moises Kaufman
Scenic Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by Moe Schell
Lighting Design by Betsy Adams
Video Design by Martha Swetzoff
Original Music by Peter Golub
Stage Management by Steven Adler
With James Asher, Stephen Belber, Amanda Gronich, Mercedes Herrero, John McAdams, Andy Paris, Greg Pierotti, Barbara Pitts, Kelli Simpkins
Performance dates: July 31 – September 2, 2001, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Diva
World Premiere

Written by Howard Gould
Directed by Neel Keller
Scenic Design by Andrew Jackness
Costume Design by Candice Donnelly
Lighting Design by David Cuthbert
Sound Design by Robbin Broad
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by M. William Shiner
With Susan Blakely, Jere Burns, Jonathan Hogan, Tim Maculan, Paul Provenza, Tim Warmen
Performance dates: September 13 – October 14, 2001, Mandell Weiss Forum
Dracula, the Musical
World Premiere
Broadway transfer

Book and Lyrics by Christopher Hampton & Don Black
Music by Frank Wildhorn
From the novel by Bram Stoker
Directed by Des McAnuff
Scenic Design by John Arnone
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Tom Clark & Mark Menard
Projection Design by Michael Clark
Choreography by Mindy Cooper
Musical Direction by Constantine Kitsopoulos
Orchestrations by Doug Besterman & Michael Starobin
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Stage Management by Frank Hartenstein
With Joe Cassidy, Michael Cullen, Tom Flynn, Margaret Gates, Tom Hewitt, Chris Hoch, Emily Kosloski, Guy LeMonnier, Lynette Marrero, Tracy Miller, Lee Morgan, Jenn Morse, Amy Rutberg, Angelo Scolari, Jodi Stevens, Tom Stuart, Jenny Lynn Suckling, Sara Tobin, William Youmans
Performance dates: October 9 – November 25, 2001, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Ladybird: The Life and Times of a Roller Derby Queen
POP Tour Production
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse

Written by Luis Alfaro
Directed by Robert Castro
Scenic Design by Rachel Hauck
Costume Design by Liam O'Brien
Sound Design by Casi Pacilio
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
With Linda Castro, Jennifer Cruz, Carmen Taylor
Performance dates: January 25 – March 15, 2002

2000

Blood Wedding
Written by Federico García Lorca
Translation by David Johnston
Directed by Mark Wing-Davey
Set Design by Douglas Stein
Costume Design by Marina Draghici
Lighting Design by Michael Chybowski
Music Direction by Jeff Nevin
Music Coordinated and Compiled by Mark Wing-Davey
Movement Coach: Jean Isaacs
With Lina Acosta, Damian Baldet, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Christopher Burris, Ivonne Coll,
Jennifer Smith DeCastroverde, Jonathan Del Arco, Anthony Diaz-Perez, Lindsay Frame,
Maribel Gonzalez, Pietro Gonzalez, Robert Marcelo Jimenez, Maricela Ochoa, Bobby Plasencia, Winston J. Rocha, Onahoua Rodriguez, Jeanne Sakata
Understudies: Lorena Herrera
Performance Dates: May 30 - July 2, 2000, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Lifegame*
American Premiere
Keith Johnstone's Lifegame featuring Improbable Theatre
Direction and Design by Phelim McDermott, Lee Simpson and Julian Crouch
Lighting Design and Operation by Colin Grenfell
Consultant Director: Keith Johnstone
With Niall Ashdown, Angela Clerkin, Julian Crouch, Guy Dartnell, Stella Duffy, Phelim McDermott,
Toby Park, Lee Simpson and guests
Performance Dates: June 6 - July 9, 2000, Mandell Weiss Forum
Sheridan or Schooled in Scandal
World Premiere
Written by David Grimm
Directed by Mark Brokaw
Set Design by Mark Wendland
Costume Design by Annie Smart
Lighting Design by Mark McCullough
Sound Design by John Gromada
With Christopher Burris, Maria Dizzia, Bairbre Dowling, Francesca Faridany, Sherman Howard, Charles Janasz, Trey Lyford, Robert Machray, Ray Reinhardt, Jeremy Shamos, Sandra Shipley, Alison Weller
Performance Dates: July 18 - August 20, 2000, Mandell Weiss Theatre
The Cosmonaut's Last Message to the Woman
American Premiere
Written by David Greig
Directed by Neel Keller
Set Design by Mark Wendland
Costume Design by Christal Weatherly
Lighting Design by Geoff Korf
Sound Design by Darron West
With Irina Bjorklund, John Feltch, Kurt Fuller, Gretchen Lee Krich, Mark Nelson, Jan Triska,
Neil Vipond
Performance Dates: August 1 - September 3, 2000, Mandell Weiss Forum
Going to St. Ives
Written by Lee Blessing
Directed by Maria Mileaf
Set Design by Annie Smart
Costume Design by Ann Hould-Ward
Lighting Design by Lenore Doxsee
Original Music and Sound Design by Michael Roth
With L. Scott Caldwell and Amy Morton
Performance Dates: September 12 - October 15, 2000, Mandell Weiss Forum
Thoroughly Modern Millie
World Premiere Inspired by Richard Morris' Original Story and Screenplay
Book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan
New Music by Jeanine Tesori
New Lyrics by Dick Scanlan
Directed by Michael Mayer
Choreography by Rob Ashford
Set Design by David Gallo
Costume Design by Robert Perdziola
Lighting Design by Donald Holder
Sound Design by Otts Munderloh
With Randl Ask, Kate Baldwin, Joshua Bergasse, Sarah Uriarte Berry, Zina Camblin, Pat Carroll, Julie Connors, David Eggers, Nicole Foret, Sutton Foster, Matther Gasper, Gregg Goodbrod, Harriet Harris, Chanet Johnson, Francis Jue, Marc Kudisch, Joe Langworth, Matt Lashey, Michael Malone, Yusef Miller, Anne L. Nathan, Tina Ou, Tonya Pinkins, Noah Racey, Stephen Sable, Megan Sikora, Jim Stanek, Leigh-Anne Wencker
Understudies: Rebecca Spear, Michael Tachaney, Michael Malone, Kat Baldwin, Joe Langworth, Noah Racey, Matt Lashey, Tina Ou, Gregg Goodbrod, Joshua Bergusse, Susan M. Haegner, Julie Connors, David Eggers, Megan Sikora, Matt Gaspar, Nicole Foret, Anne L. Nathan
Performance Dates: October 10 - December 10, 2000, Mandell Weiss Theatre
*Subsequently produced on Broadway, The Marquis Theater April 2002. Received six 2002 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Actress, Best Featured Actress, Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations, Best Costume Design.
POP Tour: Alice's Wild Ride
World Premiere, commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse
Written by Karen Hartman
Directed by Patrick McBride
Set Design by Alice Andreini
Costume Design by Brandin Baron
Sound Design by Paul Peterson
With Ayla Yarkut, Angela Farr, Don McClure, Terril Miller, Karla Kash, Lisel Gorell
Performance Dates: January 24 - March 10, 2000

The Origin of Corn / El Origen de Maíz
POP Tour Workshop
World Premiere
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse


Written and Directed by Ralph Lee
Translation by Robert Laughlin
Costume Design by Suzanne Chesney
Murals by Salvador R. Torres
With Raul Cardona, Augustin Castañeda, Walter Pagan, Anthony Perez, Nicolás Peters, Rose-Yvonne Urias, Amber Wolfe Performance dates: January 26 - March 16, 2001

1999

Oo-bla-dee
West Coast Premiere
Written by Regina Taylor
Directed by Regina Taylor and Susan V. Booth
Set Design by Donald Eastman
Costume Design by Mara Blumenfeld
Lighting Design by T.J. Gerckens
Sound Design by Michael Bodeen
With Jimi Antoine, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Caroline Clay, Sabrina Le Beauf, Ernest Perry, Jr., Myra Lucretia Taylor, Jacqueline Williams
Performance Dates: May 18 - June 20, 1999, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Loot
Written by Joe Orton
Directed by Neel Keller
Set Design by Allen Moyer
Costume Design by Annie Smart
Lighting Design by Anne Militello
Sound Design by Jeff Ladman
With Fiona Gallagher, Trey Lyford, Nicholas Marcq, Tom McGowan, Matt McGrath,
Nick Ullett
Performance Dates: June 8 - July 11, 1999, Mandell Weiss Forum
Jane Eyre
American Premiere
Book and Additional Lyrics by John Caird
Music and Lyrics by Paul Gordon
Directed by John Caird and Scott Schwartz
Based on the Novel by Charlotte Brontë
Set Design by John Napier
Costume Design by Andreane Neofitou
Lighting Design by Chris Parry
Sound Design by Tom Clark and Mark Menard
With Anne Allgood, Nell Balaban, James Barbour, Lauren Campbell, Elizabeth DeGrazia, Bruce Dow, Megan Drew, Kelly Felthous, Marguerite MacIntyre, Bill Nolte, Jayne Paterson, Don Richard,
Tiffany Scarritt, Marla Schaffel, Joelle Shapiro, Mary Stout, Rachel Ulanet, Christopher Yates,
Lee Zarrett
Understudies: Megan Drew, Nell Balaban, Kell Felthous, Lauren Campbell, Christopher Yates
Performance Dates: July 13 - September 5, 1999, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Pretty Fire
San Diego Premiere
Written and Performed by Charlayne Woodard
Production Supervised by Michael Greif
Set Design by Craig Siebels
Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls
Sound Design by Tony J. Martin
Performance Dates: July 23 - August 29, 1999, Mandell Weiss Forum
Wonderland
World Premiere
Written by Chay Yew
Directed by Lisa Peterson
Set Design by Rachel Hauck
Costume Design by Joyce Kim Lee
Lighting Design by Geoff Korf
With Tsai Chin, Joel de la Fuente, Alec Mapa, Sab Shimono
Performance Dates: September 14 - October 17, 1999, Mandell Weiss Forum
Sweet Bird of Youth
Written by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Michael Greif
Set Design by Mark Wendland
Costume Design by Brandin Baron
Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls
Sound Design and Incidental Music by Jeremy Grody
With Susan Denaker, Rosemary Garrison, Patricia Gebhard, Fred Harlow, Don Harvey, Jenni Kirk, Kyle Lemieux, Dohn Norwood, Pamela Payton-Wright, Grandison M. Phelps, lll, Elizabeth Reaser, Bridget Regan, David Riesenberg, Brian Sgambati, Michael Sullivan, Zander Teller, M. Emmet Walsh, Patrick Wilson, Willam Youmans
Performance Dates: October 12 - November 14, 1999, Mandell Weiss Theatre
POP Tour: The Flimflam Man
Adapted by Melanie Marnich, commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse
Directed by Patrick McBride
Costume Design by Robin Roberts
Sound Design by Paul Peterson
With Donna Marie Cory, Fred Harlow, Ayla Yarkut, Stephanie Potts
Performance Dates: January 19 - March 12, 1999

1998

Nora
San Diego Premiere
Adapted by Ingmar Bergman
Translated by Frederick J. Marker and Lise-Lone Marker
Directed by Les Waters
Set and Costume Design by Annie Smart
Lighting Design by Chris Parry
Sound Design by Jeff Ladman
With Bill Camp, Gail Grate, Philip Kerr, Kellie Overbey and Douglas Weston.
Understudies: Jennifer Kirk, David Kupchinsky
Performance Dates: May 19 - June 21, 1998, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Guitar Lessons: The Springhill Singing Disaster
West Coast Premiere
Written and Performed by Karen Trott
Directed by Lonny Price
Set Design by Derek McLane
Costume Design by Gail Brassard
Lighting Design by Phil Monat
Sound Design by Tony J. Martin
Based on Original Sound Design by Red Ramona
Performance Dates: May 26 - June 28, 1998, Mandell Weiss Forum
The Captain's Tiger: A Memoir for the Stage
West Coast Premiere
Written by Athol Fugard
Co-Directed by Athol Fugard and Susan Hilferty
Set and Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by Malcolm Sturchio
Original Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy
Music Composed and Arranged by Lulu van der Walt
Sound Design by Tony J. Martin
With Athol Fugard, Felicity Jones and Tony Todd
Understudies: Rosemary Garrison, Bill Largess, Carol Monda, Regi Davis, Dohn W. Norwood Jr.
Performance Dates: July 7 - August 9, 1998, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Produced at the Kennedy Center, Washington D.C. and at the Manhattan Theatre Club
Improbable Theatre's 70 Hill Lane
West Coast Premiere
Written by Phelim McDermott
Additional material by Guy Dartnell and Steve Tiplady
Directed by Lee Simpson
Designed by Julian Crouch
Lighting Design and Production Management by Colin Grenfell
Music Composed/Performed and Directed by Ben Park
Improbable Theatre Produced by Nick Sweeting
With Guy Dartnell, Phelim McDermott and Steve Tiplady
Performance Dates: July 21 - August 23, 1998, Mandell Weiss Forum
Light up The Sky
50th Anniversary Production
Written by Moss Hart
Directed by Neel Keller
Set Design by Allen Moyer
Costume Design by Michael Krass
Lighting Design by David Klevens
Sound Design by Jon Gottlieb
With Robert Ari, Michael Bakkensen, Peter Bartlett, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Dena Dietrich,
John Fiedler, Linda Gehringer, Richmond Hoxie, David Kupchinsky, Dohn Norwood, Angie Phillips and Barry Del Sherman
Understudies: Natalie Griffith, Jim Choryck, David Kupchinsky
Performance Dates: August 25 -September 27, 1998, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Dogeaters
World Premiere
Written by Jessica Hagedorn
Directed by Michael Greif
Set Design by Loy Arcenas
Costume Design by Brandin Baron
Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner
Sound Design by Mark Bennett
Projection Design by Woo Art International
With Melody Butiu, Ricardo Chavira, Christopher Donahue, Seth Gilliam, JoJo Gonzalez,
Natalie Griffith, Alberto Isaac, Emily Kuroda, Tess Lina, Alec Mapa, John-Andrew Morrison,
Sandra Oh, Ching Valdes-Aran, Bernard White and Lori Yeghiayan
Understudies: Gina Honda, Robert Dahey, Jessica Damrow,
Performance Dates: September 9 - October 11, Mandell Weiss Forum
Produced at the Joseph Papp Public Theater, February 2001
POP Tour: Maricela de la luz Lights the World
By José Rivera
Directed by Neel Keller
Set and Costume Design by Robin Roberts
Sound Design by Eric Ogilvie
With Deanna Driscoll, Calixto Hernandez, Patrick McBride, Walter Murray, Jeannine Torres
Performance Dates: January 21 -March 15, 1998

1997

The Importance of Being Earnest
Written by Oscar Wilde
Directed by Les Waters
Set and Costume Design by Annie Smart
Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls
Sound Design by Michael Roth
With Peter Bartlett, Barnaby C. Carpenter, Veanne Cox, Christine Estabrook, Tom Fitzpatrick,
Aimée Guillot, Paul H. Juhn, Jefferson Mays, Ursula Meyer
Understudies: Jennifer Morris, Paul Juhn
Performance Dates: May 13 - June 15, 1997, Mandell Weiss Theatre
The School for Wives
Written by Moliere
Translated and Adapted by Paul Schmidt
Directed by Neel Keller
Set Design by Mark Wendland
Costume Design by Allison Reeds
Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls
Original Music, Music Direction, and Sound Design by Michael Roth
With Michi Barall, Kevin Bernston, Mark Danisovszky, Louis Fanucchi, Katie Grant,
Rodney Scott Hudson, Ira Marks, Tom McGowan, Jacques C. Smith
Understudies: Mary Cathrine Garrison, Chris Johnson, Kevin Berntson
Performance Dates: June 10 - July 13, 1997, Mandell Weiss Forum
Rent
West Coast Premiere
Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Directed by Michael Greif
Choreography by Marlies Yearby
Music Supervision and Additional Arrangements by Tim Weil
Music Direction by Robert Sprayberry
Original Concept/Additional Lyrics by Billy Aronson
Musical Arrangements by Steve Skinner
Set Design by Paul Clay
Costume Design by Angela Wendt
Lighting Design by Blake Burba
Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy
With Carla Bianco, Kevyn Brackett, Sharon Brown, Hallie Bulliet, Wilson Cruz, Monique Daniels, Laura Dias, D'Monroe, Neil Patrick Harris, Leigh Hetherington, Sla Iwamatsu, Mark Leroy Jackson, Owen Johnston II, Christian Mena, Ron Christopher Patric, Kenna Ramsey, Julia Santana, Andy Señor, Curt Skinner, Paul Oakley Stovall, Brent Davin Vance
Swings: Sharon Brown, Paul Oakley Stovall, Carla Bianco, Hallie Bulleit, Monique Daniels, Laura Dias, Ron Patric, Brent Davin Vance, Andy Senor, Sala Iwamatsu, Kevyn Brackett, Owen Johnson II
Performance Dates: July 1 - September 14, 1997, Mandell Weiss Theatre
The Model Apartment
Written by Donald Margulies
Directed by Mark Rucker
Set Design by Christopher Acebo
Costume Design by Katherine Roth
Lighting Design by Blake Burba
Music and Sound Design by Nathan Birnbaum
With George Coe, Akili Prince, Rosemary Prinz, Roberta Wallach
Performance Dates: July 22 - August 24, 1997, Mandell Weiss Forum
Having Our Say
Written by Emily Mann
Adapted from the book by Sara L. Delany and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth
Directed by Loretta Greco
Set Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by V. Nadja Lancelot
Lighting Design by Chris Parry
Music and Sound Design by Nathan Birnbaum
Projection Design by Marc I. Rosenthal
Slide Production by Personal Creations
Makeup Design by Molly O. McGrath
With Micki Grant and Lizan Mitchell
Understudies: Sylvia Thompson
Performance Dates: September 9 - October 19, 1997, Mandell Weiss Forum
Harmony
World Premiere
Music by Barry Manilow
Book and Lyrics by Bruce Sussman
Directed by David Warren
Choreography by Charles Moulton
With Danny Burstein, Mark Chmiel, James Clow, Trent DeLong, Thursday Farrar,
Christiane Farr-Wersinger, Pascale Faye, Steven Goldstein, Sean Grant, Rebecca Luker, Lisa Mayer, Janet Metz, Jennifer Morris, Casey Nicholaw, Arte Phillips, Scott Robertson, Scott Robinson, Jessica Sheridan, Jodi Stevens, Tom Titone, Kiersten Van Horne, Thom Christopher Warren, Patrick Wilson, Kurt Ziskie
Performance Dates: October 7 - November 23, 1997, Mandell Weiss Theatre
1997 Flash Performances
Victoria Chaplin and Jean Baptiste Thierree in The Invisible Circle/Le Circle Invisible
Performance Dates: December 10 - 21, Mandell Weiss Theatre

1996

2.5 Minute Ride
World Premiere
Written by Lisa Krion
Directed by Lowry Marshall
Set Design by Richard Ortenblad, Jr.
Lighting Design by Trevor Norton
Original Sound and Music by Dan Froot
With Lisa Kron
Performance Dates: September 24 - October 27, 1996, Mandell Weiss Forum
*Subsequently produced at the Joseph Papp Public Theatre, March 1999
Yanks & Frogs
Collaboratively produced, written, designed and directed by Theatre de la Jeune Lune
Music & Lyrics by Michael Koerner
Additional Music & Lyrics by Christopher Bayes & Steven Epp
Lighting Adapted for La Jolla Playhouse by Frederic Desbois
With Sarah Agnew, Patricia Buckley, Stephen Cartmell, Barbra Berlvoitz Desbois, Steven Epp,
Vincent Gracieux, Michel Lenz, Luverne Seiffert, Dominique Serrand, Joel Spence
Performance Dates: September 20 - October 20, 1996, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Happy Days
Written by Samuel Beckett
Directed by Robert Woodruff
Set Design by Douglas Stein
Costume Design by Jack Taggart
Lighting Design by John Phillip Martin
Sound Design by Michael McClung
With Tom Fitzpatrick, Ruth Maleczech
Performance Dates: August 6 - September 8, 1996, Mandell Weiss Forum
*Subsequently produced Off-Broadway at PS 122
The Green Bird
West Coast Premiere
Written by Carlo Gozzi
Translated by Albert Bermel, Ted Emery
Original Music by Elliot Goldenthal
Directed and Co-Designed by Julie Taymor
Music Director by Richard Martinez
Set Design by Christine Jones
Costume Design by Constance Hoffman
Lighting Design by Donald Holder
Sound Design by Bob Bielecki
Wigs and Makeup by Steven W. Bryant
Mask and Puppet Design by Julie Taymor
With Reg E. Cathey, Patricia Dunnock, Ned Eisenberg, Jan Leslie Harding, Stephen Kaplin, Lee Lewis, Amy Elizabeth McKenna, Kristina Nielsen, Sebastian Roche, Mike Ryan, Sophia Salguero, Priscilla Shanks, Derek Smith, Bruce Turk, Erico Villanueva, Andrew Weems
Performance Dates: July 23 - August 25, 1996, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Produced on Broadway in 2000
Boy
World Premiere
Written by Diana Son
Directed by Michael Greif
Set and Costume Design by Mark Wendland
Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls
Sound Design by Darron L. West
With Michi Barall, Kevin Berntson, Melody Butiu, Todd Cerveris, Robert Dorfman,
Alyssa Lupo, Cynthia Martells, Amy Elizabeth McKenna, Andrea Renee Portes, Mike Ryan,
James Saba, Damen Scranton
Performance Dates: June 11 - July 14, 1996, Mandell Weiss Forum
Valley Song
West Coast Premiere
Written by Athol Fugard
Directed by Lisa Peterson
Set Design by Loy Arcenas
Costume Design by Norah Switzer
Lighting Design by Brian Macdevitt
Original Music by Didi Kriel
With Akosua Busia and Max Wright
Performance Dates: May 14 -June 15, 1996, Mandell Weiss Theatre
1996 Flash Performances
BILL MAHR - June 29, 1996, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Patrick Stewart in A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Performance Dates: November 23 & 24, 1996, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Mump & Smoot in SOMETHING
Performance Dates: December 6 & 7, 1996, Mandell Weiss Theatre

1995

The Invisible Circus/le Cirque Invisible
West Coast Premiere
Created and Performed by Victoria Chaplin & Jean Baptiste Thierrée
Wardrobe & Properties by Chantal Ravaud, Olivier Ernoult
Lighting Operator: Laura de Bernardis
Sound Operator: Carole Groia
Performance Dates: May 4 - June 11, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Cloud Tectonics
West Coast Premiere
Written by Jos¨ Rivera
Directed by Tina Landau
Set Design by Riccardo Hernandez
Costume Design by Brandin Baron
Lighting Design by Anne Militello
Sound Design by Mark Bennett
With Javi Mulero, Luis Antonio Ramos, Camilia Sanes
Performance Dates: June 20 - July 16, Mandell Weiss Forum
A Midsummer's Night Dream
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Marion McClinton
Set Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind
Sound Design by Michael Bodeen
Movement Coach: Marvette Knight
With Duane Boutté, Joshua W. Coleman, Kent Davis, Loretta Devine, Carla Harting,
Matthew Hoverman, Lisa Louise Langford, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Marissa Perez, Wendell Pierce, Akili Prince, Giovanni Pucci, Angela Reed, Erin Ryan, Keith Randolph Smith, Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Performance Dates: July 11 - August 13, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Slavs! Thinking About the Longstanding Problems
of Virtue & Happiness
A Co-production with Mark Taper Forum
West Coast Premiere
Written by Tony Kushner
Directed by Michael Greif
Set & Costume Design by Mark Wendland
Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls
Original Music by Jill Jaffe
Sound Design by Tony Martin & Jill Jaffe
With Robin Bartlett, John Campion, Randy Danson, Jonathan Fried, Cristina Hussong and Callie Thorne
Performance Dates: July 25 - August 27, Mandell Weiss Forum
An Almost Holy Picture
World Premiere
Written by Heather McDonald
Directed by Michael Mayer
Set Design by Michelle Riel
Costume Design by Norah L. Switzer
Lighting Design by Kevin Adams
Sound Design and Original Music by Mitchell Greenhill
With David Morse
Performance Dates: September 12 - October 15, 1995 Mandell Weiss Forum
*Subsequently produced in Baltimore February / March 1999 and on Broadway, Roundabout Theater, February 2002
Randy Newman's "Faust"
World Premiere
Book, Music, & Lyrics by Randy Newman
Directed by Michael Greif
Choreography by Lynne Taylor-Corbett
Music Direction by Joseph Church
Orchestration by Michael Roth
Set Design by James Youmans
Costume Design by Mark Wendland
Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind
Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy
Projection Design by Alex W. Papalexis
With H. Clent Bowers, Jonathan Brody, André Carthen, Joshua W. Coleman, Kurt Deutsch,
Shelley Dickinson, Brian Evers, David Garrison, Melissa Haizlip, Erin Hill, Michael Hune,
Melissa Jones, Ken Page, Marissa Pérez, Michael Potts, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Erin Ryan,
Lindsay Marie Sablan, Sherie Rene Scott, Christopher Sieber, Bellamy Young
Performance Dates: September 19 "" October 29, 1995, Mandell Weiss Theatre
*Subsequently produced at Goodman Theatre in Chicago (September 20 -November 2, 1996)
1995 Flash Performances
Eric Bogosian in POUNDING NAILS IN THE FLOOR WITH MY FOREHEAD
Performance Dates: April 7 & 8, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Penn & Teller in PENN & TELLER
Performance Dates: November 28 - December 3, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Spalding Gray in Skiing to New England or It's a Slippery Slope (a work-in-progress)
Performance Dates: December 13 - 16, Mandell Weiss Theatre, and
Spalding Gray in Interviewing the Audience
Performance Dates: December 17, Mandell Weiss Theatre

1994

Harvey
La Jolla Playhouse presents The Seattle Repertory Theatre production
Written by Mary Chase
Directed by Douglas Hughes
Scenic Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Linda Fisher
Lighting Design by Greg Sullivan
Music by Michael Roth
Sound Design by Steven M. Klein
With Katie Forgette, Avril Gentles, Kevin C. Loomis, Glenn Mazen, Peggy O'Connell, Marianne Own, Peggy Pope, Angela Reed, Tom Spiller, Rick Tutor, Jeff Weiss, Christopher Evan Welch
Performance Dates: May 17 - June 19, Mandell Weiss Theatre
The Triumph of Love
West Coast Premiere
Written by Marivaux
A new translation by James Magruder
Directed by Lisa Peterson
Scenic Design by Marina Draghici
Costume Design by Jack Taggart
Lighting Design by Tim Becker
Music and Sound Design by Michael Roth
With Tony Amendola, Beth Dixon, Paul Giamatti, David Hunt, Silas Weir Mitchell, Angie Phillips, Laurie Williams
Performance Dates: June 14 - August 13, Mandell Weiss Forum. (in repertory with Thérése Raquin)
Théresé Raquin
West Coast Premiere
Written by Neal Bell
Based on the novel by Emile Zola
Directed by Michael Greif
Scenic Design by Marina Draghici
Costume Design by Mark Wendland
Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner
Sound Design by Nathan Brinbaum
With Tony Amendola, Kent Davis, Beth Dixon, Paul Giamatti, David Hunt, Silas Weir Mitchell,
Angie Phillips, Laurie Williams
Performance Dates: July 5 - August 21, Mandell Weiss Forum. (in repertory with Triumph of Love)
*Subsequently produced at the Classic Stage Company in New York, Winter, 1997 - 1998
The Good Person of Setzuan
World Premiere
Written by Bertolt Brecht
Adapted by Tony Kushner
Directed by Lisa Peterson
Original Music and Lyric Adaptation by David Hidalgo and Louie Perez
Musical Direction by Doug Wieselman
Scenic Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by Candice Donnelly
Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls
Sound Design by Michael Roth
With Chris de Oni, Matthew Henerson, Lou Diamond Phillips, Diane Rodriguez, Maria Striar,
Alison Tatlock, Francine Torres, Ching Valdes-Aran, Gedde Watanabe, Isiah Whitlock, Jr.,
K. David Wiater, Charlayne Woodard
Performance Dates: July 26 - August 28, 1994, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Mump & Smoot in "Ferno"
West Coast Premiere
Written, Created, and Performed by Michael Kennard and John Turner
Directed by Karen Hines
Scenic Design by Campbell Manning
Lighting Design by Michel Charbonneau
Music and Sound Effects by David Hines
Movement Coach: Fiona Griffiths
Performance Dates: August 30 - October 2, Mandell Weiss Forum
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, and Willie Gilbert
Based on the book by Shepherd Mead
Directed by Des McAnuff
Choreography by Wayne Cilento
Music Direction and Vocal Arrangements by Ted Sperling
Orchestrations by Danny Troob
Scenic Design by John Arnone
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Video Design by Batwin + Robin Productions, Inc.
Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy
With Randl Ask, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Kevin Bogue, Matthew Broderick, Maria Calabrese, Walter Cronkite, Tom Flynn, Jonathan Freeman, Jack Hayes, Rebecca Holt, Jay Aubrey Jones, Nancy Lemenager, Dawnn Lewis, Kristi Lynes, Robert Mandan, Luba Mason, Martin Moran, Megan Mullally, Aiko Nakasone, William Ryall, Ernie Sabella, Jerome Vivona, Lillias White, Carla Renata Williams
Performance Dates: October 22 - December 4, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Produced at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. (opened February, 1995), and on Broadway at the Richard Rogers Theatre ( March, 1995)
1994 Flash Performances
Patrick Stewart in A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens
Performance Dates: December 4 - 5, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Penn & Teller in PENN & TELLER
Performance Dates: March 21 - 22, Mandell Weiss Theatre
AVNER THE ECCENTRIC
Performance Date: April 10, Mandell Weiss Theatre
SANDRA BERNHARD
West Coast Premiere
Performance Dates: June 23 - 25, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Spalding Gray in GRAY'S ANATOMY
Performance Dates: September 8 -11, Mandell Weiss Theatre
1994 Production for Young Audiences: Boc'n!
Featuring CHILDSPLAY Children's Theatre Company
Performance Date: May 21, Mandell Weiss Forum

1993

Children of Paradise: Shooting a Dream
West Coast Premiere
Collaboratively produced by Theatre de la Jeune Lune
Written by Steven Epp, Felicity Jones, Dominique Serrand and Paul Walsh
Based on the work of Marcel Carné and Jacques Prévert
Directed by Dominique Serrand
Scenography by Vincent Gracieux
Music by Chandler Poling
Lighting Design by Frederic Desbois
Costume Design by Trina Mrnak
With Michael Collins, Sarah Corzatt, Barbra Berlovitz Desbois, John Clark Donahue, Darcey Engen, Steven Epp, Laura Esping, Vincent Gracieux, Nancy Hogetvedt, Aimée Jacobson, Eric Jensen, Felicity Jones, Ben Kernan, Angie Lewis, Daniel Nelson, Robert Rosen, Danny Schmitz, Charles Schuminski, Luverne Seifert, Dominique Serrand, Rachel Wapnick
Performance Dates: May 14 - June 13, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Arms and the Man
Written by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Lisa Peterson
Set Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by Christina Haatainen
Lighting Design by Chris Kortum
Music and Sound Design by Michael Roth
With Mario Arrambide, Ivonne Coll, Micha Espinosa, Chris Flanders, Mark Harelik, Sevanne Kassarjian, Cynthia Nixon, Jan Triska, Will Warren, Andrew Weems
Performance Dates: June 22 - August 15, Mandell Weiss Forum (in repertory with THE HAIRY APE)
The Hairy Ape
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Directed by Matthew Wilder
Set Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by Cynthia Bolin
Lighting Design by David S. Thayer
Music and Sound Design by Michael Roth
With Mario Arrambide, Ivonne Coll, Micha Espinosa, Chris Flanders, Mark Harelik, Sevanne Kassarjian, Jan Triska, Will Warren, Andrew Weems
Performance Dates: July 13 - August 22, Mandell Weiss Forum (in repertory with ARMS AND THE MAN)
Luck, Pluck & Virtue
World Premiere
Written and Directed by James Lapine
Based upon A Cool Million by Nathaniel West
Set Design by Adrianne Lobel
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz
Lighting Design by Chris Parry
Music Design by Allen Shawn
Sound Design by Michael Roth
With David Barrera, P.J. Brown, George Coe, Neil Patrick Harris, Adrianne Krstansky, Meg MacCary, Dan Moran, Marge Redmond, Ming-Na Wen
Performance Dates: July 27 - August 29, 1993, Mandell Weiss Theatre
The Mission
Collaboratively produced by Culture Clash
Written by Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, and Herbert Siguenza
Directed by Tony Curiel
Set Design by Victoria Petrovich
Lighting Design by José Lopez
Costume Design by Herbert Siguenza
Sound Design by Richard Montoya and Ric Salinas
Video by Culture Clash
With Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, Herbert Siguenza
Performance Dates: September 7 - October 10, Mandell Weiss Forum
Sweet & Hot: The Songs of Harold Arlen
West Coast Premiere
Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by Harold Arlen, Truman Capote, Ira Gershwin, E.Y. Harburg, Ted Koehler, Johnny Mercer,
Leo Robin, Billy Rose and Jack Yellen
Conceived and Directed by Julianne Boyd
Choreography by Hope Clarke
Musical Direction and Arrangements by Danny Holgate
Set Design by Kenneth Foy
Costume Design by David C. Woolard
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Stephen Erb
Produced in association with the Berkshire Theatre Festival
With Terry Burrell, Allen Hidalgo, Jacquey Maltby, Monica Pege, Brian Quinn, Lance Roberts
Performance Dates: September 21 -October 31, Mandell Weiss Theatre
** April 22, 1993, La Jolla Playhouse received the Tony Award for outstanding American regional theatre.

1992

The Glass Menagerie
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Douglas Hughes
Set Design by Andrei Both
Costume Design by David C. Woolard
Lighting Design by Peter Maradudin
Music and Sound Design by Michael Roth
Dramaturgy by Elissa Adams
With Jane Adams, Randle Mell, Matt Mulhern, Marion Ross
Performance dates: May 5 - June 14, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Le Petomane — A Comedy of Airs
World Premiere
Conceived by The Flying Karamazov Brothers and Robert Woodruff
Written by Paul Magid
Le Petomane's Act Written by Howard Jay Patterson
Directed by Robert Woodruff
Set Design by Douglas Stein
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty and Candice Cain
Lighting Design by John Martin
Music Composed by Doug Wieselman
Sound Design by James LeBrecht
Ballet Choreography by Doug Elkins
Film Production by Barb Mikulak
With Paul Magid, Howard Jay Patterson, Michael Preston, Sam Williams
Performance Dates: June 10 - July 12, 1992, Mandell Weiss Forum
The Who's Tommy
A New Theatrical Version
American Premiere
Composed and Written by Pete Townshend
Adapted for the Stage by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff
Directed by Des McAnuff
Choreography by Wayne Cilento
Musical Supervision and Direction by Joseph Church
Orchestrations by Steve Margoshes
Set Design by John Arnone
Costume Design by David C. Woolard
Lighting Design by Frances Aronson
Sound Design by Steve Kennedy
Projections by Wendall Harrington
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Anthony Barrile, Nicky Carin, Michael Cerveris, Jonathan Dokuchitz, Rick Fitts, Tom Flynn, Dennis Fox, Cheryl Freeman, Trisha Gooch, David Harris, Christian Hoff, Paul Kandel, Donnie Kehr, Lisa Leguillou, Anthony Marciona, Marcia Mitzman, Lee Morgan, Hilary Morse, Nino Pamaran, Rain Pryor, Alice Ripley, Scott Ripley, Carly Jane Steinborn
Performance Dates: July 1 - October 4, 1992, Mandell Weiss Theatre
*Subsequently produced on Broadway, St. James Theatre (opened April 22, 1993), and on a national tour (opened October 13, 1993). Received five 1993 Tony Awardsfor Best Director, Best Choreographer, Best Score (tie with Kiss of the Spider Woman), Best Scenic Design, Best Lighting Design.
What the Butler Saw
Written by Joe Orton
Directed by Michael Greif
Set Design by John Arnone
Costume Design by Janice Benning
Lighting Design by David S. Thayer
Sound Design by Jeff Ladman
Dramaturg by Elissa Adams
With Joel Brooks, Don Harvey, Kate Mulgrew, Bill Raymond, Kellie Waymire, Max Wright
Performance Dates: July 21 - August 30, Mandell Weiss Forum
Playland
American Premiere
A Co-productionwith Atlanta's Alliance Theatre Company
Written and Directed by Athol Fugard
Associate Director, Set and Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy
Sound Design by David Budries
With Larry Golden, Ben Halley, Jr.
Performance Dates: August 25 - October 2, La Jolla Playhouse downtown at the Lyceum Stage
Marisol
Written by José Rivera
Directed by Tina Landau
and THE SWAN
By Elizabeth Egloff
Directed by Lisa Peterson
Set Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by Janice Benning
Lighting Design by John Martin
Original Music and Sound Design by John Gromada
Dramaturgy by Elissa Adams and Robert Blacker
With Susan Berman, Micha Espinosa, David Fenner, Cordelia Gonzalez, Michael Harris,
Robert A. Owens, Amy Scholl, Esther Scott, Joseph Urla
Performance Dates (in repertory): September 8 - October 18, Mandell Weiss Forum
Much Ado About Nothing
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Des McAnuff
Set Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by David C. Woolard
Lighting Design by Chris Parry
Music and Sound Design by Michael Roth
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Bryan Bevell, David Brisbin, Michael Cerveris, Clarence Felder, David Fenner, Clement Fowler, Monique Fowler, Mark Harelik, David Harris, Rodney Scott Hudson, Laura Innes, James Jaboro,
Tim Perez, Scott Ripley, Tonia Rowe, Kellie Waymire
Performance Dates: October 20 "" November 29, Mandell Weiss Theatre

1991

Three Sisters
Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Jean-Claude van Itallie
Directed by Des McAnuff
Set Design by John Arnone
Costume Design by Patricia McGourty
Lighting Design by Peter Maradudin
Music and Sound Design by Michael Roth
Sound Design by Kenneth Ted Bible
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Susan Berman, Phoebe Cates, Michael Constantine, George Hall, Michael Harris, Laura Innes, Bruce Ladd, Mitchell Lichtenstein, Jon Lovitz, Michael McGuire, Robert Picardo, Karenjune Sanchez, Josh Sebers, Nancy Travis, Kate Wilkinson
Performance Dates: May 7 - June 16, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Fortinbras
World Premiere
The Inaugural Production of the Mandell Weiss Forum
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse
Written by Lee Blessing
Directed by Des McAnuff
Set Design by Robert Brill
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by Chris Parry
Music Composed and Performed by Michael Roth
Sound Design by Kenneth Ted Bible and Michael Roth
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Devon Allen, Ralph Bruneau, William Cain, James Crawford, Jonathan Freeman, Paul Gutrecht, Daniel Jenkins, James Kiernan, Laura Linney, Archer Martin, Jefferson Mays, Don Reilly, Josh Sebers, Kim C. Walsh
Performance Dates: June 18 - July 28, 1991, Mandell Weiss Forum
The Regard of Flight and the Clown Bagatelles
Written by Bill Irwin
in collaboration with M.C. O'Connor, Doug Skinner and Nancy Harrington
Original Music by Doug Skinner
Set Design by Vincent Mountain
Lighting Design by Nancy Schertler
With Bill Irwin, M.C. O'Connor, Doug Skinner
Performance Dates: July 2 - August 11, Mandell Weiss Theatre
The Heliotrope Bouquet
By Scott Joplin & Louis Chauvin
West Coast Premiere
Written by Eric Overmyer
Directed by Stan Wojewodski, Jr.
Set Design by Christopher Barreca
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber
Lighting Design by Richard Pilbrow
Sound Design by Janet Kalas
Music Direction by Dwight Andrews
Choreography by Donald Byrd
Dramaturgy by James Magruder and Mona Heinze
With Ellen M. Bethea, Linda Cavell, SaMi Chester, John Cothran Jr., Denise Diggs, Judyann Elder, June Jones, Victor Mack, Robert A. Owens, F. William Parker, Keith Randolph Smith
Produced in collaboration with Center Stage, Baltimore, Maryland
Perfomance Dates: August 6 - September 15, Mandell Weiss Forum
A Lesson from Aloes
Written and Directed by Athol Fugard
Set Design by Susan Hilferty and Douglas Stein
Costume Design by Andrea Singer
Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy
With Athol Fugard, Bennet Guillory, Maria Tucci
Performance Dates: August 20 - September 29, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Elmer Gantry
West Coast Premiere
Book by John Bishop
Music by Mel Marvin
Lyrics by Bob Satuloff
Based on the novel Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis
Directed by Des McAnuff
Choreography by Marcia Milgrom Dodge
Music Supervisor & Direction by Ted Sperling
Orchestrations by Michael Gibson
Incidental Music by Wayne Abravanel
Set Design by Heidi Landesman
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by Chris Parry
Sound Design by Scott Lehrer
Fight Direction by Steve Rankin
Dramaturgy by James Magruder
With Adrian Bailey, Stephen Breithaupt, James Crawford, Lynette Dupre, Tom Flynn, Jody Gelb, Mark Harelik, Gordon G. Jones, James Kiernan, Bruce Ladd, Juliet Lambert, Heather Lee, Darlene Love, Kenneth Marshall, Judith Moore, Michael Mulheren, Michael O'Gorman, Sharon Scruggs, Josh Sebers, Douglas Sills, Barry J. Tarallo, Ross Wachsman, Kim C. Walsh, Jennifer Leigh Warren, Wade Williams
Performance Dates: October 15 - December 8, Mandell Weiss Theatre

1990

The Cherry Orchard
Written by Anton Chekhov
English Translation by Elisaveta Lavrova
Directed by Tom Moore
Set Design by Heidi Landesman
Costume Design by Robert Blackman
Lighting Design by Peter Maradudin
Music Composed by John McKinney and Mel Marvin
Sound Design by Stephen Erb and James LeBrecht
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
Choreography by Jean Isaacs
With Dion Anderson, William Ball, Robert Cornthwaite, Mia Dillon, Peter Frechette, Cheryl Giannini, Molly Hagan, Luther Hanson, Mark Harelik, Tracey Leigh, John McAdams, Zaraawar Mistry, Lynn Redgrave, William Youmans
Performance Dates: May 8 - June 17, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Life During Wartime
World Premiere
Written by Keith Reddin
Directed by Les Waters
Set Design by Loy Arcenas
Costume Design by David C. Woolard
Lighting Design by Stephen Strawbridge
Sound Design by John Kilgore
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Tony Amendola, Josh Hamilton, Colette Kilroy, Leslie Lyles, Stephen Markle, Jefferson Mays, Kari McGee, Talbert Morton
Performance Dates: June 6 - July 29, 1990, The Warren Theatre
A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum
Co-produced with Orange County Performing Arts Center
Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart
Based on the Plays of Plautus
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Des McAnuff
Choreography by Wayne Cilento
Musical Staging by Des McAnuff and Wayne Cilento
Musical Direction and Supervision by Ted Sperling
New Orchestrations by Bruce Coughlin
Dance Music Arrangements by Mark Hummel
Incidental Music by Ted Sperling and Steven Freeman
Slapstick and Clown Coach: Jeff Gordon
Set Design by John Arnone
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by Brenda Berry
Sound Design by John Kilgore
Dramaturgy by James Magruder
With Fred Anderson, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Ralph Bruneau, Mindy Cooper, Wendy Edmead,
Pamela Everett, Jonathan Freeman, George Hall, Paul Keith, Cindi Klinger, Barry Lee,
George McDaniel, Pat Moya, Tom Nelis, Ernie Sabella, Liz Torres, Pamela Winslow,
Christina Youngman
Performance Dates: July 3 - August 12, 1990, Mandell Weiss Theatre
* Moved to Orange County Performing Arts Center (August 17 - 26)
Don Quixote de La Jolla
World Premiere
Written by Eric Overmyer
Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes' novel Don Quixote
Original Conception by Geoff Hoyle
Created in Collaboration with Robert Dorfman, Geoff Hoyle, Gina Leishman, Ellen McElduff,
Stan Wojewodski, Jr.
Directed by Stan Wojewodski Jr.
Set Design by Neil Patel
Costume Design by Christine Dougherty
Sound Design by James LeBrecht
Lighting Design by Stephen Strawbridge
Dramaturgy by James Magruder
With Robert Dorfman, Geoff Hoyle, Jonah Hoyle, Gina Leishman, Ellen McElduff
Performance Dates: August 7 - September 16, 1990, The Warren Theatre
My Children! My Africa!
Written and Directed by Athol Fugard
Set Design by Douglas Stein and Susan Hilferty
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy
Sound Design by James LeBrecht
With Sterling Macer, Jr., Brock Peters, Nancy Travis
Performance Dates: August 21 - September 30, Mandell Weiss Theatre
* Moved to Los Angeles' Henry Fonda Theatre and the Los Angeles Theatre Center
Twelfth Night
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Des McAnuff
Set Design by Neil Patel
Costume Design by Christina Haatainen
Lighting Design by Chris Parry
Music for Scenes Composed & Performed by Michael Roth
Music for Songs by Michael Roth & Des McAnuff
Sound Design by Stephen Erb
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
Vocal Coach: Catherine Fitzmaurice
Fight Direction by Peter Moore
With Mark Bramhall, Clarence Felder, Orna Gil, Molly Hagan, Ben Halley, Jr., Katherine Hiler,
Daniel Jenkins, Tracey Leigh, Evan MacKenzie, Jefferson Mays, Kari McGee, Zaraawar Mistry,
James Morrison, Shanga K. Parker, Lisa Pelikan, Dan Wingard, William Youmans
Performance Dates: October 9 - November 18, Mandell Weiss Theatre

1989

The Grapes of Wrath
A La Jolla Playhouse presentation of a Steppenwolf Theatre Company production
Based on the Novel by John Steinbeck
Adapted and Directed by Frank Galati
Set and Lighting Design by Kevin Rigdon
Costume Design by Erin Quigley and Kevin Rigdon
Original Music Composed and Directed by Michael Smith
Sound Design by Rob Milburn
Dance Staging by Peter Amster
Fight Choreography by Michael Sokoloff
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Jessica Black, Robert Breuler, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Keith Byron-Kirk, Kevin Connell,
Ron Crawford, Nathan Davis, Mark W. Deakins, Marc Delin, Leelai Demoz, Jessica Grossman,
Tom Irwin, Terry Kinney, David Ledingham, Nancy Lollar, Terrance MacNamara, Sally Murphy,
James Moah, Lucina Paquet, Jeff Perry, Molly Powell, Rondi Reed, Theodore Schulz, Willy Schwarz, Eric Simonson, Gary Sinise, L.J. Slavin, Lois Smith, Michael Smith, Rick Snyder, Miriam Sturm,
Skipp Sudduth, Karen Tallerday, Jim True, Alan Wilder
Performance Dates: May 9 - June 17, 1989,Mandell Weiss Theatre
* Subsequently produced at London's Royal National Theatre and at Broadway's Cort Theater; Broadway production presented on PBS's "American Playhouse" (March 22, 1991)
Nebraska
World Premiere
Written by Keith Reddin
Directed by Les Waters
Set Design by Loy Arcenas
Costume Design by David C. Woolard
Lighting Design by Stephen Strawbridge
Sound Design by John Kilgore
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Robin Bartlett, Susan Berman, Adam Coleman Howard, Barbara Howard, Rob Knepper,
John Cameron Mitchell, James Rebhorn
Performance Dates: June 20 - July 30, 1989, The Warren Theatre
* Subsequently produced by Chicago's American Blues Theater and New York City's Naked Angels Theatre
Dangerous Games — Two Tango Pieces
World Premiere
A La Jolla Playhouse, American Music Theater Festival and Spoleto Festival U.S.A. production
Music by Astor Piazzolla
Lyrics by William Finn
Book by Jim Lewis & Graciela Daniele
Conceived, Choreographed and Directed by Graciela Daniele
Set Design by Tony Straiges
Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt
Lighting Design by Peggy Eisenhauer
Sound Design by Otts Munderloh
Fight Direction by Tango by B.H. Barry and Orfeoby Luis Perez
With Ken Ard, Rene Ceballos, Adrienne Hurd, Philip Jerry, Diana Laurenson, John Mineo,
Gregory Mitchell, Dana Moore, Elizabeth Mozer, Roumel Reaux, Malinda Shaffer, Marc Villa,
Danyelle Weaver
Performance Dates: June 27 - August 6, 1989, Mandell Weiss Theatre
* Moved to San Francisco (The Bayview Opera House, September 1989) and Broadway (October 10 - 21, 1989)
Down the Road
World Premiere, commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse
Written by Lee Blessing
Directed by Des McAnuff
Set Design by Neil Patel
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by Peter Maradudin
Composed by Michael Roth
Sound Design by John Kilgore
With Susan Berman, Jonathan Hogan, James Morrison
Performance Dates: August 8 - September 17, 1989
* Subsequently produced by Humana Festival/Actors Theatre of Louisville (March 1991)
The Misanthrope
A La Jolla Playhouse and Goodman Theatre production
Written by Molière in a New Version by Neil Bartlett
Directed by Robert Falls
Set Design by George Tsypin
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls
Composition and Sound Design by Rob Milburn
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With William Brown, John Douglas Carlie, Kim Cattrall, Del Close, David Darlow,
Christina Haag, David Alan Novak, Peggy Roeder
Performance Dates: August 15 - September 24, Mandell Weiss Theatre
*Subsequently produced at Chicago's Goodman Theatre
Macbeth
Presented in association with the UCSD Deptartment of Theatre
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Des McAnuff
Set Design by John Arnone
Costume Design by Deborah M. Dryden
Lighting Design by Chris Parry
Music and Sound Design by Stephen LeGrand and Eric Drew Feldman
Fight Choreography by Erik Fredricksen
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Vaughn Armstrong, Robert Beltran, Jessica Black, Danny Burstein, Mark W. Deakins, Marc Delin, Tracey Ellis, Philip Harrison, Dudley Knight, Peter Kybart, Donald Sage Mackay, Kate Malin, Jefferson Mays, Stuart McLean, Randle Mell, Patrick Miller, Tom Nelis, Steven Rider, Rebecca Schull, Louis Seitchik, Emilie Talbot, William Verderber, John Vickery, John Walcutt, Johnny Warriner, Barbara Williams
Performance Dates: October 10 -November 19, Mandell Weiss Theatre
La Jolla Playhouse receives special San Diego Theatre Critics Circle award "for Outstanding Achievement for choosing and sustaining a standard of artistic integrity invaluable as a catalyst in San Diego's emerging theatre renaissance"
POP Tour: THE MAN WHO HAD NO STORY
A Musical Adventure for Young Audiences
Written and adapted by Oana-Marie Hock
Directed by James Martin
Music by Michael Roth
With Zar Acayan, Charles Douglass, Luzmaria Garcia and Alice McMasters
Performance Dates: 1989

1988

Once in a Lifetime
Written by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman
Directed by Stephen Zuckerman
Set Design by Bob Shaw
Costume Design by Susan Denison Geller
Lighting Design by Richard Winkler
Music Design by Michael Roth
Sound Design by Michael Roth and Stephen Erb
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Ralph Bruneau, Marylouise Burke, William Duff-Griffin, David Marshall Grant,
Nicholas Hormann, Lisa Langlois, Jeri Leer, Gloria Mann, Gregory Millar, Natalia Nogulich,
Cristine Rose, Tavis Ross, David Wohl, Mary Catherine Wright, Ann Yen, Sonja Albrechtzen,
Mark Cherniack, Patrick Miller, Jim Morlino, Regina Byrd Smith, Margaret Stewart, Andrew Weems, Sean Whitesell
Performance Dates: May 17 - June 26, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Two Rooms
World Premiere, commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse
Written by Lee Blessing
Directed by Des McAnuff
Set Design by Marjorie Bradley Kellogg
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by Peter A. Kaczorowski
Music by Michael Roth
Sound Design by Serge Ossorguine
Video Production by Dennis McNabb
Slide Photography by Harry Hendrickson
With Jon De Vries, Jo Henderson, Brent Jennings, Amanda Plummer
Performance Dates: June 21 - July 31, 1988, The Warren Theatre
Lulu
Written by Frank Wedekind
A New Translation and Adaptation by Roger Downey, commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse
Directed by Sharon Ott
Set Design by John Arnone
Costume Design by Deborah M. Dryden
Lighting Design by Peter Maradudin
Music and Sound Design by Stephen LeGrand and Eric Drew Feldman
Dramaturgy by Walter Bilderback
With Humbert Allen Astredo, Elizabeth Berridge, Jessica Black, Ellen Crawford,
Robert Gray, William Newman, Phillip Reza, Peter Silbert, Lenny Von Dohlen, Harris Yulin,
Richard Zobel
Performance Dates: July 5 - August 7, Mandell Weiss Theatre
* Subsequently produced at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
The Fool Show
South Coast Premiere
Conceived, Written and Performed by Geoff Hoyle
Set Design by Rob Murphy
Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski
Sound Design by Stephen Erb
Performance Dates: August 9 - September 18, The Warren Theatre
* Subsequently produced in New York City and throughout the U.S. as FEAST OF FOOLS
80 Days
World Premiere, commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse
Music and Lyrics by Ray Davies
Book by Snoo Wilson
Directed by Des McAnuff
Conceived by Ray Davies, Des McAnuff & Snoo Wilson
Inspired by Jules Verne's novel, Around the World in Eighty Days
Choreography by Dianne McIntyre
Musical Supervision by Danny Troob
Musical Direction by Jonny Bowden
Orchestrations by Robby Merkin
Vocal Arrangements by Danny Troob and Jonny Bowden
Incidental Music by Ada Janik
Set Design by Douglas W. Schmidt
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by David F. Segal
Sound Design by John Kilgore
Masks by Christina Haatainen
Mask/Movement Specialist: Jared Sakren
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Brooks Almy, Don Amendolia, Matthew Eaton Bennett, Stephen Bogardus, Yamil Borges,
Jay Garner, Randy Graff, Ernest Harada, Scott Harlan, Paul Kandel, Timothy Landfield,
Scotch Ellis Loring, Deborah Nishimura, Lannyl Stephens, Cynthia Vance, Matthew Wright,
Risa Benson, Kevin Connell, Karen Gedissman, Mindy Hull, Sylvia MacCalla, Jim Morlino,
Andrew Weems, Christopher Zelno
Performance Dates: August 23 - October 9, 1988, Mandell Weiss Theatre

1987

The Matchmaker
Written by Thornton Wilder
Directed by Des McAnuff
Set Design by Michael Yeargan
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by Richard Riddell
Music by Michael Roth
Sound Design by Serge M. Ossorguine
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Susan Berman, Ralph Bruneau, Michael Genovese, Barbara Howard, Linda Hunt,
Cheryl McFadden, Kenneth McMillan, Keith Reddin, Tavis Ross, Rebecca Schull, Rocco Sisto,
Arthur Wagner, Monica Buckley, Deryl Caitlin, Giovanni Felicioni, Craig Green, Corey Grindle,
Lisa Leaverton, John McAdams, Theresa McCarthy, Carolyn Sweeney, Matthew Wright
Performance Dates: May 26 - June 27, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Hedda Gabler
Written by Henrik Ibsen
A new translation by Gerry Bamman and Irene B. Berman
Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse
Directed by Emily Mann
Set Design by Thomas Lynch
Costume Design by Jennifer von Mayrhauser
Lighting Design by Pat Collins
Music and Sound Design by Michael Roth
Dramaturgy by Walter Bilderback
With Gerry Bamman, Nicholas Hormann, Natalia Nogulich, William Russ, Sylvia Short,
Margot Stevenson, Clare Wren
Performance Dates: June 30 - August 1, The Warren Theatre
A Walk in the Woods
Presented in association with The Yale Repertory Theatre
West Coast Premiere
Written by Lee Blessing
Directed by Des McAnuff
Set Design by Bill Clarke
Costume Design by Ellen V. McCartney
Lighting Design by Richard Riddell
Music by Michael Roth
Sound Design by G. Thomas Clark
Dramaturgy by Walter Bilderback
With Michael Constantine, Lawrence Pressman
Performance Dates: July 14 - August 15, Mandell Weiss Theatre
* Subsequently produced on Broadway at the Booth Theater (February - April, 1988), throughout the U.S., in Moscow and in Vilnius, Lithuania (January 1990)
School for Wives
Written by Moliere
English Verse Translation by Richard Wilbur
Directed by Mark Lamos
Set Design by John Arnone
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz
Lighting Design by Peter A. Kaczorowski
Sound Design by John Kilgore
With James Avery, Gerry Bamman, Robert Cornthwaite, Arthur Hanket, Olivia Virgil Harper,
Barbara Howard, William Roesch, Campbell Scott, Andrew Weems
Performance Dates: August 11 - September 12, The Warren Theatre
* Subsequently produced at Hartford Stage Company
The Tempest
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Robert Woodruff
Set Design by Douglas Stein
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by Stephen Strawbridge
Music by Paul Dresher
Sound Design by Jay Cloidt
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Christian Baskous, Shawn Elliot, Albert Farrar, Michael Genovese, Castulo Guerra,
Christopher McCann, Deirdre O'Connell, Jaime Sanchez, Larry B. Scott, Howie Seago, Regina Taylor, John Flood, Suzanne McCall, Berke McKelvey, Bruce McKenzie, Regina Smith, Maggie Stewart
Performance Dates: August 25 - September 26, Mandell Weiss Theatre
POP Tour: Silent Edward
Book, Music, Lyrics by Des McAnuff
Directed by David Warren
Set Design by John Arnone
Music by Michael Roth
Costume Design by Suzanne Cranfill
A special La Jolla Playhouse engagement played Dec. 27 "" 31, 1987 in The Warren Theatre, UCSD. First tour in spring of 1988 played to more than 20,000 San Diego area school children, parents, teachers and friends. A second tour ran in the fall of 1988, and played to more than 10,000.

1986

Shout up a Morning
World Premiere
Music by Julian and Nathaniel Adderley
Lyrics by Diane Charlotte Lampert
Book by Paul Avila Mayer and George W. George
Based on a Libretto and Lyrics by Peter Farrow
Directed by Des McAnuff
Set Design by John Arnone
Costume Design by Susan Denison
Lighting Design by Richard Riddell
Musical Supervision and Arrangements by Danny Troob
Musical Direction and Vocal Arrangements by Charles H. Coleman
Orchestrations by Kirk Nurock
Incidental and Dance Music by Jonny Bowden
Sound Design by John Kilgore
Hair by Monica McGuire
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Edwin Battle, Michael Champion, Leila Danette, Mary Bond Davis, Michael Edward - Stevens, Ellia English, Tony Floyd, Cheryl Freeman, Leilani Jones, Nick LaTour, Michael Leslie, George McDaniel, Gordon Paddison, Stuart K. Robinson, Stewart Wilson - Turner, Charlayne Woodard, William Youmans, Demitri Maurice Corbin, Jennifer Gibson, Andrea Griffith, Dionne Lemons, Leah Maddrie, Reed C. Martin, George Morton III, Felicia Singleton, Ronn K. Smith, Jeff Sugarman, Angelic Nicol Willis, Thomas Mills Wood
Performing Arts Festival at the Kennedy Center, Summer 1986
Performance Dates: May 27 - June 28, 1986, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Moved to Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center
The Three Cuckolds
World Premiere Translation
Adapted by Leon Katz from a commedia dell'arte scenario
Adapted for the Playhouse by Bill Irwin with Michael Greif
Directed by Bill Irwin and Michael Greif
Set Design by Jill Moon
Costume Design by Deborah Dryden
Lighting Design by Richard Riddell
Music by Michael Roth
Sound Design by Michael Roth and Rick Bidlock
With Amy Aquino, Ralph Drischell, Dann Florek, Bill Irwin, Kristine Nielsen,
Patrick O'Brien, Douglas Roberts, Deborah Rush
Musicians: Rick Bidlock, Eric Johnson, Michael Roth, Jay Sacks
Performance Dates: July 1 - August 2
Figaro Gets a Divorce
American Premiere
Written by Odon von Horvath
Translated by Roger Downey
Directed by Robert Woodruff
Set Design by Douglas Stein
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by Stephen Strawbridge
Music by Paul Dresher
Sound Design by Jay Cloidt
With Christine Avila, Gregg Berger, Ellen Blake, Gin Bonati, Craig Green, Ivan G'ver, Shizuko Hoshi, Olek Krupa, Gloria Mann, Rick Najera, John Nesci, Bill Pearlman, Tony Plana, Mary Qualls, Triney Sandoval and Roxane Carrasco, Danika Hendrickson, Meekaame Houston, Anthony Long, Jenny Woo
Performance Dates: July 15 - August 16, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Gillette
West Coast Premiere
By William Hauptman
Directed by Des McAnuff
Set Design by John Arnone
Costume Design by Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design by Richard Riddell
Sound Design by John Kilgore
Musical Direction by John Schimmel
Fight Coordinator: B.H. Barry
With Dean Abston, Susan Berman, William Brennan, Jere Burns, Deryl Caitlyn, Michael Genovese, Jim Haynie, Barbara Howard, Gloria Mann, Sierra Pecheur, Douglas Roberts, Campbell Scott
Musicians: Bill Coover, Tommy Rivers, John Schimmel
Performance Dates: August 19 - September 20, The Warren Theatre
Ajax
West Coast Premiere
New Translation
A La Jolla Playhouse presentation of an American National Theater production
Adapted from Sophocles by Robert Auletta
Directed by Peter Sellars
Set Design by George Tsypin
Costume Design by Dunya Ramicova
Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls
Sound Design by Bruce Odland
With Charles Brown, Ben Halley, Jr., Brent Jennings, Ralph Marrero, Khin-Kyaw Maung,
Aleta Mitchell, Howie Seago, Lauren Tom and Ivan G'vera, Justin Kidwell, August Lobato, Bartlett Sher
Presented in association with the AT&T Performing Arts Festival at the Kennedy Center
Performance Dates: August 26 - September 27, Mandell Weiss Theatre
* Subsequently produced in Brussels, Belgium and Rotterdam, Netherlands

1985

Merrily we roll Along
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by George Furth
Based on the original play by George Kaufman and Moss Hart
Revised from the original 1981 Broadway production by S. Sondheim and J. Lapine
Directed by James Lapine
Set Design by Loren Sherman
Costume Design by Ann Hould-Ward
Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons
Music Direction by Michael Starobin
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
Sound Design by John Kilgore
Hair by Peg Schierholz
Projections by Wendall Harrington
Choreography by Lynne Taylor-Corbett
With Ralph Bruneau, Dick Decareau, Joy Franz, Ray Gill, Merwin Goldsmith, Heather Mac Rae, Marin Mazzie, Kathleen Rowe McAllen, Stephen McDonough, Mary Gordon Murray, Rosalyn Rahn, Lawrence Raiken, John Rubenstein, B.J. Ward, Chip Zien
Performance Dates: June 11 - July 7, Mandell Weiss Theatre
* Subsequent productions based on this version at Seattle Repertory Theatre and Washington, D.C.'s Arena Stage
A Man's a Man
Written by Bertolt Brecht
Translated by Gerhard Nellhaus
Directed by Robert Woodruff
Set Design by Doug Stein
Costume Design by Susan Denison
Lighting Design by Richard Riddell
Music by Douglas Wieselman
Sound Design by Victor Zupanc
With Ray Barry, Maury Chaykin, Geoff Hoyle, Bill Irwin, Brandis Kemp, Felton Perry, Ebbe Roe Smith, John Vickery and Diana Berry, Mark Hallen, Steven Irish, Gloria Mann, Christopher Randolph, Douglas Roberts, Tisha Roth
Performance Dates: July 16 - August 10, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Ghost on Fire
World Premiere, commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse
Written by Michael Weller
Directed by Timothy Near
Set Design by Thomas Lynch
Costume Design by Jennifer von Mayrhauser
Lighting Design by Kent Dorsey
Music by Michael Roth and Holly Near
Sound Design by John Kilgore
With Bill Cobbs, Hannah Cox, Holly Hunter, James Hurdle, William Russ, Helen Shaver,
Timothy Shelton, Jan Triska, Kary Lynn Vail, Brett Weir, Edward Zang, Peter Zapp
Performance Dates: August 6 - August 31, The Warren Theatre
* Subsequently produced at Chicago's Goodman Theatre
The Sea Gull
Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Jean "" Claude Van Itallie
Directed by Des McAnuff
Set Design by John Arnone
Costume Design by Patricia McGourty
Lighting Design by Richard Riddell
Music by Michael Roth
Sound Design by John Kilgore
Wigs & Hair by Frank Bower
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Susan Berman, Phoebe Cates, Gillian Eaton, Peter Frechette, Penny Fuller, George Hall,
Corey Hansen, Marceline Hugot, Bill Irwin, John Nesci, John Vickery, Harris Yulin
Dianna Berry, Mark Hallen, Gloria Mann, Chris Randolph, Douglas Roberts
Performance Dates: August 20 - September 14, Mandell Weiss Theatre

1984

Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
West Coast Premiere
Music and Lyrics by Roger Miller
Book by William Hauptman
Directed by Des McAnuff
Set Design by Heidi Landesman
Costume Design by Patricia McGourty
Lighting Design by Richard Riddell
Sound Design by John Kilgore
Music Direction by Jack Herrick
Music Arranged by Jack Herrick and Christopher Frank
Choreography by Patrice Soriero
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Toby Alexander, John Anderson, William Bartram, Susan Berman, Melanie Chartoff, Ron Faber, Dann Florek, Brenda Foley, John Goodman, Ben Halley, Jr., Kyra Hider, Dee Hoty, Leah Maddrie, Paul McCrane, Tuck Milligan, Jack Murdock, Geoffrey Nauffts
Music Performed by the Red Clay Ramblersby Clay Buckner, Mike Craver, Jack Herrick,
Tommy Thompson, Jim Watson, Christopher Frank
Performance Dates: June 19 - July 14, 1984, Mandell Weiss Theatre
* Subsequently produced on Broadway at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre. Received seven 1985 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Director, Best Book, Best Score, Best Featured Actor, Best Scenic Design, Best Lighting Design.
Maybe I'm Doing it Wrong
West Coast Premiere
A Cabaret of Songs by Randy Newman
Revised from a New York production
Directed by Susan Cox
Musical Direction by Michael Roth
Set Design by Jill Moon
Lighting Design by Mike Chybowski
Costume Design by Patricia Wolfe
With Melanie Chartoff, Dann Florek, Dee Hoty, Paul McCrane
Performance Dates: July 17 - August 11, The Warren Theatre
* Moved to Los Angeles' Roxy Theatre
War Babies
World Premiere
Written by Robert Coe
Directed by James Simpson
Set Design by Michael H. Yeargan
Costume Design by Patricia McGourty
Lighting Design by Richard Riddell
Sound Design by James LeBrecht
Film Sequences by David Prittie
With Susan Berman, John Goodman, Jim Ishida, Stephen Mellor, Jack Murdock, Tegan West
Performance Dates: July 24 - August 11, Mandell Weiss Theatre
As You Like It
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Des McAnuff
Set Design by John Arnone
Costume Design by Patricia McGourty
Lighting Design by Richard Riddell
Music by Michael Roth
Sound Design by John Kilgore
Fights Coordinator: B. H. Barry
Choreography by Susan Cox
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With John Anderson, Susan Berman, Guy Boyd, Caitlin Clarke, Susan Cox, Ron Faber, John Goodman, Ben Halley, Jr., Paul McCrane, Tuck Milligan, Amanda Plummer, Saul Rubinek, Tegan West, Toby Alexander, William Bartram, Bindra Danks, Brenda Foley, Thomas Glynn, Kyra Hider, Leah Maddrie, Molly Matthiesen, Dean Miller, Geoffrey Nauffts, Robert Paredes, Jeff Sugarman, Robert Ward, Victor Zupanc
Performance Dates: August 21 - September 15, Mandell Weiss Theatre

1983

The Visions of Simone Machard
Written by Bertolt Brecht, in collaboration with Lion Feuchtwanger
Translated by Ralph Manheim
Directed by Peter Sellars
Set and Costume Design by Adrianne Lobel
Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls
Music by Michael Roth
Sound Design by John Kilgore
With Rosalind Cash, Sharon Corder, Robert Cornthwaite, Dann Florek, Thomas Glynn, Ben Halley, Jr., David Patrick Kelly, Werner Klemperer, Richard Lineback, Bill Raymond, Vyto Ruginis, Priscilla Smith
Performance Dates: June 24 - July 17, Mandell Weiss Theatre
A Mad World, my Masters
Written by Barrie Keeffe
Directed by Des McAnuff and Jack Blum
Set Design by Marjorie Bradley Kellogg
Costume Design by Patricia McGourty
Lighting Design by Richard Nelson
Sound Design by John Kilgore
With Susan Berman, Susan Cox, Dann Florek, Peter Jobin, Kristen Lowman, Donnelly Rhodes,
Bill Saddler, John Vickery, Harris Yulin
Performance Dates: July 23 - August 14, Mandell Weiss Theatre
Romeo and Juliet
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Des McAnuff
Set Design by Heidi Landesman
Costume Design by Patricia McGourty
Lighting Design by Richard Nelson
Fight Coordinator: B.H. Barry
Music by Michael Roth
Sound Design by John Kilgore
Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker
With Susan Berman, Susan Cox, Ralph Drischell, Gillian Eaton, Peter Jobin, Robert Joy,
David Patrick Kelly, Amanda Plummer, Bill Raymond, Vyto Ruginis, Bill Sadler, John Vickery,
John Walcutt, Harris Yulin and Charles Fee, Brenda Foley, Tony Forkush, Thomas Glynn,
Amy Herzberg, Molly Matthiesen, Mark Philpot, Anthony Peck, John Tucky, David Warner,
Gary Wright
Performance Dates: August 20 - September 18, Mandell Weiss Theatre

1959

Look Homeward, Angel
The Pulitzer Prize and N.Y. Drama Critics Circle Award Play for 1958
Written by Ketti Frings
Based on the Novel by Thomas Wolfe
Directed by Kermit Kegley
Set and Lighting Design by John Boyt
With Roy Roberts, Andrew Prine, James Hutton, Victor Kilian, Frances Helm, Philippa Bevans,
Howard Graham
Performance Dates: June 29 -July 11
Who was That Lady I saw you With?
Written by Norman Krasna
Directed by Oliver Cliff
Set and Lighting Design by John Boyt
With Wendell Corey, Phyllis Avery, Don Porter, Dan Tobin, Sandra Gould, Tom Newman, Don Shelton, Joel Mondeaux
Performance Dates: July 13 - July 25
Two for the Seesaw
Written by William Gibson
Directed by Oliver Cliff
Set Design by Marvyn Harbert
With Barry Sullivan, Patricia Huston
Performance Dates: July 27 - August 8
Once more, with Feeling
Written by Harry Kurnitz
Directed by Fernando Lamas
Set Design by Marvyn Harbert
Lighting Design by Barry McGee
With Fernando Lamas, Helen Walker, Henry Corden, Sam Hearn, Howard Wendell
Performance Dates: August 10 - 22
Too Many Husbands
A Farce by Somerset Maugham
Directed by Norman Morgan
Set Design by Marvyn Harbert
Lighting Design by Barry McGee
Special Music by Dick La Salle and Paul Atkerson
Additional Dialogue & Lyrics by William Okie
With Byron Palmer, Ann Lee, Oliver Cliff
With Special Guest Stars Estelle Winwood, Gale Gordon
Featuring Doro Merande, Burt Mustin
Performance Dates: August 24 - September 5

1958

Bell, Book and Candle
Written by John Van Druten
Directed by Alan Cooke
Set and Lighting Design by Zvi Geyra
Costume Design by Kay Rutherford and Robert Abel
With Felicia Farr, Scott Forbes, Darryl Hickman, Marga Ann Deighton, Sam Buffington
Performance Dates: July 14 - 26
A View from the Bridge
by Arthur Miller
Directed by Sherman Marks
Set Design by Zvi Geyra
Lighting Design by Barry McGee
With Martin Balsam, Rita Moreno, Jeff Corey, Mary Carver, Stephen Joyce, Robert Gist
Performance Dates: July 28 - August 9
Visit to a Small Planet
Written by Gore Vidal
Directed by Mr. Cooke
Set Design by Zvi Geyra
Lighting Design by Barry McGee
With Reginald Gardiner, Alan Reed, Les Tremayne, Ann Daniels, Burt Metcalfe, Meg Wyllie,
Michael Bradford, Alan Cooke
Performance Dates: August 11 - 23

1957

The Reluctant Debutante
Written by William Douglas Home
Directed by Reginald Gardiner and Randolph Hale
Set and Lighting Design by John Blankenchip
With Reginald Gardiner, Brenda Forbes, Lynn Bailey, Liam Sullivan, Ann Lee, Warren Frost,
Luana Anders
Performance Dates: June 25 - July 7
Paul and Constantine
A New Play by Dario Bellini
Directed by Harry Horner
Set Design by John Blankenchip
With James Mason, Pamela Mason, Taina Elg, Corey Allen, Otto Waldis, Robin Hughes,
Carol Ann Daniels
Performance Dates: July 9 - 21
The Potting Shed
Written by Graham Greene
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Set Design by John Blankenchip
With Gladys Cooper, Leo G. Carroll, Tom Helmore, Cecil Kellaway, Stephen Bekassy, Marian Seldes, Nora O'Mahony, Carolyn Kearney, Hilda Plowright, Richard Peel, Paul Comi
Performance Dates: July 23 - August 4
Career
Written by James Lee
Directed by Andrew McCullough
Production Design by John Blankenchip
With Don Taylor, Una Merkel, Ray Danton, Maggie Hayes, Bethel Leslie, Ralph Neff, Jules Davis
Performance Dates: August 6 - 18
Androcles and the Lion & the Proposal
Written by George Bernard Shaw and by Anton Chekhov respectivelyDirected by Michael O'Herlihy
Set and Costume Design by John Blankenchip
With Leon Ames, Marilyn Erskine, Willard Waterman, Preston Hanson, Mike Mazurki, Nora O'Mahony, William Newell
Performance Dates: August 20 - September 1

1956

Bus Stop
Written by William Inge
Directed by Don Taylor
Set and Lighting by John Blankenchip
With Sally Forrest, Lee Marvin, Fred Clark, Benay Venuta, Frank Cady, Frank Sully, William Challee, Susan Kohner
Performance Dates: June 26 - July 8
King of Hearts
Written by Jean Kerr and Eleanor Brooke
Directed by David Orrick
Set and Lighting Design by John Blankenship
With Jackie Cooper, Patricia Breslin, Dan Tobin, Theodore Newton, Lillian Randolph, Dicki Bellis, Michael Winkelman, Ch. Blue Baron, Jr.
Performance Dates: July 10 - 22
*The following two show programs indicated 1956 but not their performance dates. One of them was probably performed from July 24 - August 5, while the other one was performed from August 7 "" 19.
Miss Julie & The Stronger
Written by August Strindberg
Free versions by George Tabori
Directed by George Tabori
Assisted by Micky Knox
Set, Costume and Lighting Design by John Blankenchip
With Viveca Lindfors, Stephen Bekassy, Eulalie Noble
Pal Joey
Book by John O'Hara
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Directed by Carl Shain
Musical Direction by Walter Ruick
Choreography and Musical Numbers by Gene Nelson
Set, Costume and Lighting Design by John Blankenchip
With Gene Nelson, Benay Venuta, Sue Carson, George O'Hanlon, Peg La Centra, Betsy Duncan,
Mario Siletti, Arthur Lovejoy
The Little Hut
Written by Andre Roussin
Adapted by Nancy Mitford
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Set, Costume and Lighting Design by John Blankenchip
With Marsha Hunt, Leon Ames, Patrick O'Neal
Performance Dates: August 21 - September 2

1955

The Rainmaker
Written by N. Richard Nash
Directed by Norman Lloyd
Set and Lighting Design by John Blankenchip
With Teresa Wright, James Whitmore, Lee Marvin, Scott Forbes, Fay Roope, William Challee,
James Dobson
Performance Dates: June 28 - July 10
Native Uprising
World Premiere
Written by D. N. Roman
Directed by Norman Lloyd
Set and Lighting Design by John Blankenchip
With Howard Duff, Marjorie Lord, Harvey Stephens, Diana Douglas, Linda Lowell,
Mary Lawrence Daves
Performance Dates: July 12 - 24
The Time of the Cuckoo
Written by Arthur Laurents
Directed by Norman Lloyd
Set and Lighting Design by John Blankenchip
With Claire Trevor, Stephen Bekassy, Benay Venuta, Peter Hanson, Pat Blake, Danny Richards, Jr.
Performance Dates: August 9 - 21
Oh, men! Oh, women!
Written by Edward Chodorov
Directed by Don Taylor
Set and Lighting Design by John Blankenchip
With John Sutton, Anne Kimbell, Katharine Bard, Steve Forrest, Sig Ruman, Ross Elliott, Jean Howell
Performance Dates: August 23 - September 5

1954

The Winslow Boy
Written by Terence Rattigan
Directed by Norman Lloyd
Set and Lighting Design by Robert Corrigan
With Dorothy McGuire, Vincent Price, Eduard Franz, Sean McClory, Hilda Plowright, Richard Lupino, Christopher Cook
Performance Dates: June 29 - July 11
Anniversary Waltz
West Coast Premiere
Written by Jerome Chodorov and Joseph Fields
Directed by Norman Lloyd
Set and Lighting Design by Robert Corrigan
With Howard Duff, Marjorie Lord, Willard Waterman, Helen Ford, Lillian Randolph, Pitt Herbert, Dorothy Patrick
Performance Dates: July 13 - 25
Exclusive first off Broadway production rights by arrangement with Joseph Hyman and Bernard Hart
Sabrina Fair
Written by Samuel Taylor
Directed by Norman Lloyd
Set and Lighting Design by Robert Corrigan
With Joseph Cotton, Arleen Whelan, Robert Warwick, Louise Lorimer, George Chandler,
Maurice Marsac, Rose Hobart, Margaret Wells, Lamont Johnson
Performance Dates: July 27 - August 8
The Seven Year Itch
Written by George Axelrod
Directed by Norman Lloyd
Set Design by Robert Corrigan
With Don Taylor, Kathleen Hughes, Willard Waterman, Catherine McLeod, George Neise
Performance Dates: August 10 - 22
The Vacant Lot
World Premiere
Written by Paul Streger and Berrilla Kerr
Directed by Norman Lloyd
Set and Lighting Design by Robert Corrigan
With Alan Dinehart III, Eliot Englehardt, Brett Halsey, Cindy Robbins, Jeff Silver
Performance Dates: August 24 - September 5

1953

I am a Camera
Written by John Van Druten
Directed by Norman Lloyd
Set Design by Bill Martin
Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins
With Dorothy McGuire, Don Taylor, Lee Patrick, Alan Hale, Jr., Edit Angold, Ruth Hill,
Lamont Johnson
Performance Dates: June 30 - July 5
Jane
Written by S.N. Behrman
Based on an original story by W. Somerset Maugham
Directed by Edna Best
Set Design by William Martin
Decor Consultant: Ross Thiele
With Edna Best, Howard St. John, Gale Gordon, Brenda Forbes, Richard Stapley, Sarah Marshall,
Fred Beir
Performance Dates: July 7 - 12
My 3 Angels
Written by Sam and Bella Spewack
Directed by Sam Spewarck
Set Design by William Martin
Lighting Design by Barry McGee
With Kurt Kasznar, Wilton Graff, Lamont Johnson, Byron Foulger, Dorothy Adams, Dolores Mann, Patrick O'Neal, Barbara Morrison, Gil Frye
Performance Dates: July 21 - August 2
THE DAZZLING HOUR
A New Play by Anna Bonacci
Adapted by Ketti Frings and Jose Ferrer
Directed by Jose Ferrer
Set Design by William Martin
Lighting Design by Barry McGee
Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins
With Olivia de Havilland, Kent Smith, John Emery, Mary Sinclair, Jacques Aubuchon, Whit Bissell, Alan Hale, Jr., Mary Lawrence, Dolores Mann
Performance Dates: July 28 "" August 9
Produced in arrangement with Joseph Brandel
Stalag 17
Written by Donald Bevan and Edmund Trzcinski
Directed by Jose Ferrer
Assisted by Buford Armitage
Set Design by William Martin
Lighting Design by Barry McGee
With Aldo Ray, Robert Strauss, Sig Ruman, Edward Platt, Dan Barton, Patrick O'Neal, Robert Clarke
Performance Dates: August 11 - 16
You Never can Tell
Written by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Norman Lloyd
Set Design by William Martin
Lighting Design by Barry McGee
With Allyn McLerie, Ron Randell, Philip Tonge, J.M. Kerrigan, Queenie Smith, Raymond Greenleaf, Sean McClory, Richard Lupino, Mary Ellen Kay, Richard Lustig, Mary Hahn
Performance Dates: August 18 - 23
Dial "M" for Murder
Written by Frederick Knott
Directed by Norman Lloyd
Set Design by William Martin
Lighting Design by Barry McGee
With Leora Dana, Douglass Montgomery, Alan Napier, Sean McClory, Brian Keith, Richard Lustig
Performance Dates: August 25 - 30
Don Juan in Hell
from MAN AND SUPERMAN
Written by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Robert Gist
With Jan Sterling, John Emery, Reginald Denny, Norman Lloyd
Performance Dates: September 1 - 6

1952

The Moon is Blue
West Coast Premiere
Written by F. Hugh Herbert
Directed by Otto Preminger
Set Design by Stewart Chaney
With Diana Lynn, David Niven, Scott Brady, Jack Shea, Patty O'Neill, Donald Gresham, David Slater, Michael O'Neill
By Special Arrangement with Richard Aldrich, Richard Myers and Otto Preminger
Performance Dates: July 1 - 6
**According to the article "La Jolla Playhouse to Offer Broadway hit, Moon is Blue by Edwin Martinby "This is the first time a play currently a hit on Broadway has been released to a summer theater, a fact reflecting on the reputation of the La Jolla Playhouse." This was also the top comedy hit of the year.
Remains to be Seen
Written by Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse
Direction and Lighting Design by James Neilson
Set Design by Ariel Ballif
With Monica Lewis, Carlton Carpenter, Veronika Ptaky, Jesse White, Louis Jean Heydt, Wilton Graff, Barry Kelley, Robert Foulk, Dick Elliot, H.T. Tsiang, David Ralston, Allen Jenkins, Janis Sears,
Charles Bateman, Edward R. Moore, Jon Savage, Robert Cosner
Performance Dates: July 8 - 13
Time for Elizabeth
Written by Groucho Marx and Norman Krasna
Directed by James Neilson
Set Design by Ariel Ballif
With Groucho Marx, Peggie Castle, Mary Philips, Sig Ruman, Russell Hicks, Johnny Sands, Will Wright, Marie Lund, Eden Hartford, Claire Carleton, Madge Blake, Dick Elliott, Dayton Lummis, Leonard Mudie
Performance Dates: July 15 - 20
*Groucho"s return to the stage after a 22 - year absence.
Season in the Sun
Written by Wolcott Gibbs
Directed by James Neilson
Set Design by Ariel Ballif
With Terry Moore, Howard Duff, Nancy Kelly, Cora Witherspoon, Benny Baker, Robert Strauss,
Claire Carleton, Don Porter, Peggy Converse, Burt Mustin, David Stollery, Dona Barskin, Dikki Lerner
Performance Dates: July 22 - 27
Affairs of State
West Coast Premiere
Written by Louis Verneuil
Direction and Lighting Design by James Neilson
Set Design by Ariel Ballif
With Marsha Hunt, Tom Powers, Gloria Holden, Warner Anderson, Gordon Nelson, Leonard Carey
Performance Dates: July 29 - August 2
The Happy Time
Written by Samuel Taylor
Directed by Harry Ellerbe
Set Design by Ariel Ballif
With Fay Wray, Onslow Stevens, Suzanne Dalbert, Warren Berlinger, Raymond Greenleaf,
Maurice Marsac, Steven Geray, Edit Angold, Patricia Wright, Hans Herbert, James Hickman,
Robert Cornthwaite
Performance Dates: August 5 - 10
The Corn is Green
Written by Emlyn Williams
Directed by Harry Ellerbe
Set Design by Ariel Ballif
With Ann Harding, Diana Barrymore, Douglas Dick Larry Dobkin, Peggy Converse, Robin Camp,
Opal Euard, George Macready, Cora Witherspoon, Ann Harding, Dan Levin, Ed Martin, Mike Pierrefite, Don Cruikshank, Carolyn Olman, Susan Van Zandt, Marilyn Hedley, Bill Porter, Vicki Voll
Performance Dates: August 12 - 17
Strike a Match
A New Play by Robert Smith
Directed by Mel Ferrer
Set and Lighting Design by Ariel Ballif
With Eva Gabor, Richard Egan, Pat O'Brien, Tom Brown, Michael McHale, Rex Evans, Eddie Marr, William S. Meigs, John Downey, Alan Dexter, G. Pat Collins
Performance Dates: August 19 - 24
The Lady's not for Burning
Written by Christopher Fry
Directed by Norman Lloyd
Set, Lighting and Costume Design by Ariel Ballif
With Vincent Price, Marsha Hunt, Beulah Bondi, Lamont Johnson, Anne Kimbell, James Dobson,
Sean McClory, Philip Tonge, Milton Parsons, Walter Kingsford, J.M. Kerrigan
Performance Dates: August 26 - 31

1951

Ring Around the Moon
Written by Jean Anouilh
Translated by Christopher Fry
Directed by James Neilson
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Diana Lynn, Mel Ferrer, Florence Bates, Brenda Forbes, John Wengraf, Neva Patterson,
Milton Parsons, Lisa Ferraday, Mary Wickes, Raymond Greenleaf, William Allyn
Performance Dates: July 3 - 8
Second Threshold
Written by Philip Barry
with revisions by Robert E. Sherwood
Directed by James Neilson
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Raymond Massey, Adele Longmire, Arthur Franz, Lumsden Hare, Dorothy Whitney,
Lamont Johnson
Performance Dates: July 10 - 15
Susan and God
Written by Rachel Crothers
Directed by James Neilson
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Joan Bennett, Walter Coy, Neva Patterson, Craig Stevens, Catherine Craig, Melinda Markey,
Clark Howat, Bradford Hatton, Perdita Chandler
Performance Dates: July 17 - 22
The Voice of the Turtle
Written by John van Druten
Directed by Mel Ferrer
Special Lighting Effects Design by James Neilson
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Diana Lynn, Mel Ferrer, Vivian Vance
Performance Dates: July 24 - 29
Come Back Little Sheba
Written by William Inge
Direction and Lighting Design by James Neilson
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Una Merkel, Philip Ober, Marion Marshall, Vincent Edwards, Edit Angold, Robert Karnes,
Phil Tead, Will J. White
Performance Dates: July 31 - August 5
Room Service
Written by John Murray and Allen Boretz
Directed by James Neilson
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Barry Sullivan, Harry Carey, Jr., Fred Clark, Jane Nigh, Jesse White, Sig Arno, Bill Erwin,
Russell Hicks, Phil Tead, O.Z. Whitehead
Performance Dates: August 7 - 12
The Petrified Forest
Written by Robert E. Sherwood
Direction and Lighting Design by James Neilson
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Jan Sterling, Charlton Heston, Fred Clark, Griff Barnett, Lydia Clarke, Norman Budd,
O.Z. Whitehead
Performance Dates: August 21 - 26
On Borrowed Time
Written by Paul Osborn
Directed by James Neilson
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Victor Moore, Beulah Bondi, Harry Ellerbe, Whit Bissell, David Stollery III, Russell Hicks
Performance Dates: August 28 - September 2

1950

Born Yesterday
Written by Garson Kanin
Staged by James Neilson
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Marie McDonald, Robert Ryan, Tom Powers, Whit Bissell, Johnny Call, Paul Maxey,
Louise Lorimer
Performance Dates: July 4 - 9
Claudia
Written by Rose Franken
Directed by Frank Ross
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Joan Caulfield, Don DeFore, Ruth Clifford, Mary Drayton, Leeta Anderson, Edit Angold,
Fred Essler
Performance Dates: July 11 - 16
Summer and Smoke
Written by Tennessee Williams
Direction and Lighting Design by James Neilson
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Dorothy McGuire, John Ireland, Una Merkel, Robert H. Barrat, Hunter Gardner, Peggy O'Connor, John Mantley, Adrienne Marden, Naomi Stevens
Performance Dates: July 18 - 23
Arsenic and Old Lace
Written by Joseph Kesselring
Directed by James Neilson
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Richard Carlson, Florence Bates, Clara Blandick, Mike Mazurki, Helen Westcott, Howard Freeman, Sig Arno
Performance Dates: July 25 - 30
The Front Page
Written by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur
Directed by James Neilson
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Pat O'Brien, Michael O'Shea, Elizabeth Fraser, Jo Carrol Dennison, Walter Baldwin,
Edgar Buchanan, Frank Conlan, Allen Jenkins, George stone, Johnny Call, James Flavin, Paul Maxey, Paul Picerni
Performance Dates: August 1 - 6
Our Town
Written by Thornton Wilder
Directed by Mel Ferrer
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Ann Blyth, Millard Mitchell, Marshall Thompson, Beulah Bondi, Edgar Buchanan, Esther Somers, Raymond Greenleaf
Performance Dates: August 8 - 13
The Silver Whistle
Written by Robert E. McEnroe
Directed by Jose Ferrer
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Jose Ferrer, Teresa Wright, Beulah Bondi, Ellen Corby, Raymond Greenleaf, John Hubbard,
J.M. Kerrigan, William Lynn
Performance Dates: August 15 - 20
Clutterbuck
Written by Benn Levy
Directed by Tom Helmore
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Arthur Treacher, Claire Carleton, Jacqueline de Wit, Mary Drayton, Dan Tobin
Performance Dates: August 22 - 27
Goodbye Again
Written by Allan Scott and George Haight
Directed by James Neilson
Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee
With Wendell Corey, Audrey Totter, Leon Ames, Barbara Lawrence
Performance Dates: August 29 - Sept. 3

1949

Blithe Spirit
Written by Noel Coward
Directed by James W. Neilson
Set Design by Bob Lee
With Mildred Natwick, John Emery, Tamara Geva, Jacqueline de Wit, Ellen Corby, Warner Anderson, Mary Lawrence
Performance Dates: July 5 - 10
Here Today
Written by George Oppenheimer
Directed by James W. Neilson
Set Design by Bob Lee
With Eve Arden, Robert Alda, Dan Tobin, Marjorie Lord, John Hubbard, Claire Du Brey,
Conrad Binyon, Marietta Canty
Performance Dates: July 12 - 17
Arrangement for Strings
World Premiere and Pre - New York Opening
Written by Michael Clayton Hutton and Samuel Rosen
Directed by Samuel Rosen
Set Design by Bob Lee
Lighting Design by James Neilson
Music composed and produced by David Raksin
With Anne Revere, Tom Helmore, J.M. Krrigan, Mary Drayton
Performance Dates: July 19 - 24
Light up the Sky
Written by Moss Hart
Directed by James Neilson
Set Design by Bob Lee
With Jean Parker, Benay Venuta, Gregory Peck, Florence Bates, Fred Clark, Tom Powers, John Hubbard, John Hoyt, Toni Favor, Percy Hilton, Jack Mosher
Performance Dates: July 26 - 31
The Importance of Being Earnest
Written by Oscar Wilde
Directed by James Neilson
Set Design by Bob Lee
With Dorothy McGuire, Jane Wyatt, Mildred Natwick, Mel Ferrer, Hurd Hatfield, Lillian Bronson,
Whit Bissell
Performance Dates: August 2 - 7
Art and Mrs. Bottle
Written by Benn Levy
Directed by Miss Jane Cowl
Set Design by Bob Lee
With Jane Cowl, Roland Winters, Paul Cavanagh
Performance Dates: August 9 - 14
Arms and the Man
Written by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by James Neilson
Set Design by Bob Lee
With Richard Basehart, John Ireland, Jean Parker, Joanne Dru, Rosalind Ivan, J.M. Kerrigan,
Ludwig Donath
Performance Dates: August 16 - 21
Command Decision
Written by William Wister Haines
Directed by Mel Ferrer
Set Design by Bob Lee
With John Lund, Ward Bond, Kent Taylor, Albert Dekker, Whit Bissell, Kenneth Tobey,
Russell Hicks, Harry Carey, Jr., Richard Crane
Performance Dates: August 23 - 28
Petticoat Fever
A Non - Tropical Farce in Three Acts by Mark Reed
Directred by James Neilson
Set Design by Bob Lee
With Robert Ryan, Ruth Warrick, Dorothy McGuire, Dan Tobin, Clifford Brooke, Chris-Pin Martin
Performance Dates: August 30 - September 4

1948

Kind Lady
Written by Edward Chodorov
Directed by William Spier
Set Design by John Boyt
With Sylvia Sidney, Tom Helmore, Dennis Hoey, Sig Ruman, Doris Lloyd, John Newland,
Virginia Keiley, Gerry Carr, Colin Campbell, Felippa Rock, Edith Tachna, Stasia Kos, Jack Little
Performance Dates: June 29 - July 4
The Road to Rome
Written by Robert Sherwood
Directed by Norman Lloyd
Set Design by John Boyt
Lighting Design by James W. Neilson
Incidental music by David Raksin
With Eve Arden, Wendell Cory, Beulah Bondi, Donald Curtis, Gar Moore, Ricki Soma,
Bruce Gordon, Colin Campbell
Performance Dates: July 6 - 11
The First Mrs. Fraser
Written by St. John Ervine
Directed by Jane Cowl
Set Design by John Boyt
Lighting Design by James W. Neilson
With Jane Cowl, Reginald Mason, Reginald Denny, Opal Euard, Clark Howat, Anne Meacham,
Felippa Rock, Roddy McDowall
Performance Dates: July 13 - 18
For Love or Money
Written by F. Hugh Herbert
Directed by Harry Ellerbe
Set Design by John Boyt
Lighting Design by James W. Neilson
With June Lockhart, Leon Ames, Mark O'Daniels, Frank Conlan, Joan Miller, Maudie Prickett,
H.C. Rust, Margaret Wells
Performance Dates: July 20 - 25
The Glass Menagerie
Written by Tennessee Williams
Direction and Lighting Design by James W. Neilson
Set Design by John Boyt
With Ann Harding, Richard Basehart, John Ireland, Betsy Blair
Performance Dates: July 27 - August 1
Ultra-marine
Written by Peter Blackmore
Directed by Harry Ellerbe
Set Design by John Boyt
Lighting Design by James W. Neilson
With Diana Lynn, Reginald Gardiner, Lillian Bond, Gar Moore, Ricki Soma, Clara Blandick,
John Rodney, Fiona O'Shiel
Performance Dates: August 3 - 8
Serena Blandish (the difficulty of getting married)
Written by S.N. Behrman
Directed by Richard Whorf
Set Design by John Boyt
Lighting Design by James W. Neilson
With Jennifer Jones, Constance Collier, Louis Jourdan, Christian Kelleen, Mildred Natwick,
Reginald Owen, Sig Ruman, Colin Campbell, Noel Drayton, Gar Moore, Kenneth Tobey,
Margaret Wells
Performance Dates: August 10 - 15
Rope
Written by Patrick Hamilton
Direction and Lighting Design by James W. Neilson
Set Design by John Boyt
With Roland Culver, Hurd Hatfield, John Ireland, Patricia Medina, Lumden Hare, Helena Grant,
Guy Kingsford, Tudor Hayes
Performance Dates: August 17 - 22
The Male Animal
Written by James Thurber and Elliott Nugent
Directed by Harry Ellerbe
Set Design by John Boyt
Lighting Design by James W. Neilson
With Martha Scott, Gregory Peck, Harold Peary, Louise Beavers, Douglas Dick, Donald Curtis,
Cathy O'Donnell, Harry Carey, Jr., Clifford Brooke, Minna Phillips, Barbara Brown, Raymond Parker
Performance Dates: August 24 - 29

1947

Night Must Fall
Written by Emlyn Williams
Directed by Richard Whorf
Set Design by Robert Davison
With Dame May Whitty, Oliver Thorndike, Eileen Erskine, Gavin Muir, Patricia Hitchcock,
John Williams, Doris Lloyd, Julie Mitchum
Performance Dates: July 8 - 13
Dear Ruth
Written by Norman Krasna
Directed by Mel Ferrer
Set Design by Robert Davison
With Diana Lynn, Guy Madison, Fred Clark, Dan Tobin, Gloria McMillen, Peter Perkins,
Barbara Brown, Marietta Canty, Judy Hall, Irving Sudrow
Performance Dates: July 15 - 20
The Hasty Heart
Written by John Patrick
Directed by Harry Ellerbe
Set Design by Robert Davison
With Richard Basehart, Beatrice Pearson, Henry Morgan, John Williams, Michael Garrison,
James Logan, Guy Kingsford, Emmett Smith, George Pelling
Performance Dates: July 22 - 27
The Guardsman
Written by Ferenez Molnar
Directed by Bernard Szold
Set Design by Robert Davison
With Ruth Hussey, Kent Smith, Beulah Bondi, Dan Tobin, Elizabeth Fraser, Leon Belasco, Janet Scott
Performance Dates: July 29 - August 3
Biography
Written by S.N. Behrman
Directed by Harry Ellerbe
Set Design by Robert Davison
With Eve Arden, Barry Sullivan, Sig Rumann, John Hoyt, Russell Hicks, Leif Erickson, Patricia Medina, Edit Angold
Performance Dates: August 5 - 10
Tonight at 8:30 . . . the Astonished Heart, Fumed oak, Still Life
Written by Noel Coward
Directed by Edna Best and Harry Ellerbe
Set Design by Robert Davison
With Heather Angel, Richard Haydn, John Hoyt, Una O'Connor, Ann Richards, John Williams,
Dorothy McGuire, Thomas L. Brooks, Constance Cavendish, Elisabeth Fraser, George Pelling,
Ben H. Wright
Performance Dates: August 12 - 17
The Shining Hour
Written by Keith Winter
Directed by Axel Gruenberg
Set Design by Robert Davison
With Robert Walker, Beatrice Pearson, Karen Morley, Selena Royle,Colin Keith-Johnson, Sean McGlory
Performance Dates: August 19 - 24
Angel Street
Written by Patrick Hamilton
Directed by Shepard Traube
Set Design by Robert Davison
With Laraine Day, Gregory Peck, Ernest Cossart, Elizabeth Patterson, Elisabeth Fraser
Performance Dates: August 26-31